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Introduction of the “Commercial Rent ...

Introduction of the “Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill”

Over the course of the last year, commercial landlords have been encouraged to waive or write off some or all rent arrears incurred during periods where commercial tenants were affected by COVID-19 and were forced to close of their businesses during the various lockdowns ordered by the Government.   Currently commercial tenants are protected from […]

Costs Capping Orders

Costs Capping Orders

‘Costs capping orders’ (CCOs) were introduced in 2013 as part of a wider ‘costs budgeting regime’ that was to be applied to civil litigation. They allow the court to place a limit on the costs that a ‘successful’ party can recover from another party in litigation, in the hope that doing so will reduce the […]