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Unpaid Rent and the ‘Covid Defence’.

Unpaid Rent and the ‘Covid Defence’. Two recent cases highlight that Tenants should be wary of relying on a ‘Covid Defence’ when seeking to defend claims for unpaid rent. Key Contact: Jennifer Butcher Authors: Hugo Hiley & Katie Lane Commerz Real Investmentgesellschaft mbh v TFS Stores Ltd [2021] EWHC 863 (Ch) (“Commerz”) In the above...
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H Stain v Richmond

H Stain v Richmond Key Contact: Jennifer Butcher Author: Hugo Hiley Summary The case concerns a demand for service charge on behalf of the appellant landlord. It was held by Martin Rodger QC in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) (“UT”) that the service charge demand issued to the residential leaseholder was invalid on the grounds...
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