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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and CPR PD 51Z on forfeiture

Published on: 10 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—implications of the Coronavirus Act 2020 and CPR PD 51Z on forfeiture
  • What are the implications of CA 2020 and CPR PD 51Z for landlords wishing to take action against defaulting tenants?
  • Does CA 2020, s 82(2) preserve the right to forfeit in respect of all breaches of covenant?
  • What are the implications of the provisions in CA 2020 and CPR PD 51Z for a tenant wishing to seek relief from forfeiture?
  • What options remain available for a landlord to take action against a defaulting tenant?
  • What are the implications of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill for a landlord wishing to exercise their right to forfeit?

Article summary

Property Disputes analysis: Daniel Dovar, barrister specialising in real property and leasehold law at Tanfield Chambers, looks at the impact of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) and CPR PD 51Z on landlords who wish to forfeit a lease for non-payment of rent or other breaches. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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