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Commercial Leases in Exceptional Circumstances: the COVID-19 Pandemic

For landlords the singular biggest problem in the current post-lockdown economic climate remains how to deal with the non-payment of rent by tenants.

As part of DJB Seminars: The Legal Series, DJB hosted a webinar on 30th June covering the specific legal issues commercial leaseholds face in light of the pandemic.

A short summary of the topics and issues covered by speaker Richard Snape can now be downloaded here >>>

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If you'd like to receive a copy of the full 30-page lecture notes, these can be issued by request to



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