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About Mark Brown

Mark is a specialist in property disputes, working regularly with pub companies on a range of issues from contested lease renewals to boundary disputes.

Defaulting Tenants – what are a Landlord’s Remedies?

By |2020-07-21T11:03:33+01:00June 2nd, 2020|

Many landlord's did not receive their rent due on the March quarter day as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak and the Government closure of all pubs, bars, restaurants, hotels and cafes.  A landlord of commercial premises has several options available when faced with non-payment of rent. The COVID-19 pandemic has seen government intervention that [...]

Covid-19 – FAQs for Landlords and tenants of Commercial Properties

By |2020-07-21T11:05:26+01:00March 30th, 2020|

It is an uncertain time for landlords and tenants alike at present.  Below, we have sought to address some questions we are being regularly asked by landlords of commercial properties.  If you have any further questions arising, please do contact our helpline. What do I do if my tenant of commercial premises does not pay [...]

Landlord’s forfeiture rights suspended

By |2020-03-25T17:42:10+01:00March 25th, 2020|

The Covid-19 outbreak and subsequent closure of all pubs, bars and restaurants meant that many operators did not pay their rent on the March Quarter Day.  Whilst some landlords may have thought about forfeiting their lease the Government has stepped in to support businesses by suspending their right to do this until 30 June 2020. [...]