STAYINformed – Commercial e-bulletin #2

April 17, 2020

Keeping you up-to-date with the latest news and legal issues from the commercial team at Exchange Chambers during the Covid-19 Lock Down.

In this week’s roundup:

Bored Neighbours: Neighbour disputes during the pandemic
In this article, commercial and property law specialist John Waiting looks at neighbour disputes during the pandemic and raises some issues that practitioners may wish to consider.

Property law team publishes first of video legal updates
Exchange Chambers’ Property Law team will be publishing a series of video updates on the law arising out of the coronavirus pandemic. In the first of the series, Andrew Williams considers the changes to the law of forfeiture of commercial leases as introduced by the Coronavirus Act 2020.

Carluccio’s Limited (in administration): Administration and furlough arrangements with employees
Commercial practitioners Lisa Linklater and Harriet Hartshorn consider the recent judgment of Snowden J in the matter of Carluccio’s Limited (in administration) [2020] EWHC 886 (Ch).

Witness Statements: the new rules and some old dos and don’ts
Commercial barristers Lisa Feng and Steven Fennell discuss new changes to the rules relating to witness statements and some old dos and don’ts.

The Show Must Go On!
In the words of Freddie Mercury, The Show Must Go On! Commercial pupil Jodie Wildridge considers the recent decision in Re Blackfriars Limited [2020] EWHC 845 (Ch) and the use of technology in the changing legal landscape.

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