BLM speaks to Property Notify about Coronavirus and commercial landlords
BLM senior associate Leighton Baldwin speaks to property industry title Property Notify about the options available to commercial landlords during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic, noting specifically:
"There is nothing to prevent a landlord pursuing a guarantor under a lease and nothing in the legislation that suggest that they are afforded the same protection from aggressive debt recovery actions as tenants. The landlord remains able to draw down on a rent deposit, though consideration may have to be given on a tenant’s ability to ‘top up’ the deposit and the time allowed for them to do so."
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