7 Key Considerations to Commercial Disputes During Covid-19

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These unprecedented times, from the Coronavirus pandemic and the forthcoming economic shock, has already led to many disputes arising for businesses. Whether this may be because of misrepresentation, or due to contracts written before the pandemic – the current situation has created many disputes for businesses to wade through as they prepare for the eventual…

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Commercial Landlords

Pandemic – Guidance for UK Commercial Landlords & Owners of Commercial Property   The recent Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic has created a great deal of uncertainty among various sectors, with commercial landlords feeling a huge strain. This is due to the measures that the UK Government have understandably taken, to safeguard occupiers of commercial property and…

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Practical Advice for Tenants During Covid-19

Even at the best of times, commercial property relationships between landlord and tenant is fraught with technicalities and difficulties.  The pressure now placed on various sectors of the UK economy as well as globally is unlike anything we have witnessed in modern times; with a great strain being placed on commercial properties where both tenant…

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The COVID-19 crisis has shown us how inter-connected we really are across the world. It is amazing to think that a viral infection which started in a relatively unknown region in China is having such a devastating impact on us here in both the UK and globally. It has brought the world to a standstill.…

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Force Majeure

As Covid-19 (Coronavirus) continues to unfold and develop, businesses around the world are becoming significantly affected by the global pandemic. Due to this, obligations within clauses are now being looked at under a proverbial microscope. Whether it is you who are now struggling to meet the demands written within a contract, or the other party,…

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Litigation Funding Advice

The cost of litigation and how to fund those costs is always a matter to be considered carefully and circumspectly. This is no different for the duration of the current Covid-19 crisis. Indeed, this concern is perhaps more pronounced within the current climate. Each party is responsible for their own litigation costs as the claim…

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It’s increasingly the case that established businesses with a regular need for legal services are looking to create greater certainty with their legal spend by negotiating retained fee agreements with law firms.  However one of the major points of resistance for business owners to get in touch with lawyers is the concern that every touchpoint…

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Introduction Disputes in the course of conducting business whether in the UK or abroad can arise for a variety of reasons. The most common anatomy of a tax or other variant of commercial disputes and disputes in general is the parties’ inability to see matters from the perspective of the other, which often leads to…

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Marks & Spencer PLC v. The Commissioners for HM Revenue & Customs   Introduction We’re all familiar with special offers, often seen whilst out shopping.  Buy a sandwich and some crisps at lunchtime and a get a drink included in the price, buy one get one free, and so on … There are many cases…

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IT IMPERATIVE THAT BUSINESSES KEEP CLOSE EYE ON THE POSITION OF THE BAD DEBT ALL YEAR ROUND, NOT JUST AT THE YEAR END, IN ORDER TO DETERMINE HOW TO HANDLE IT.  IN THIS ARTICLE, UCHE AKALI OF HALLMARK SOLICITORS EXAMINES HOW BUSINESSES CAN RECOVER THEIR DEBTS TO AVOID UNNECESSARY WRITE OFFS AND IN THE PROCESS…

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