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Torts on goods left behind during forfeiture

27 February, 20170 Comments
A landlord may forfeit a commercial lease when the tenant is in arrears with the rent (usually by 21 days or more) under Common Law. The lease will be forfeited by the peaceable re-entry of the premises, normally undertaken by certificated enforcement agents. This article will consider what rights and duties the landlord has with
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Quarter days and commercial rent arrears

12 December, 20160 Comments
In England and Wales, commercial rent is normally payable quarterly in advance. Traditionally these are known as “quarter days” and have been in use for centuries. The dates they fall on are – 25th March (Lady Day), 24th June (Midsummer Day), 29th September (Michaelmas) and 25th December (Christmas Day). Whilst many commercial landlords still use
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Crackdown on bailiffs using aggressive tactics

07 April, 20140 Comments
Changes to the way bailiffs can enforce debt repayments came into force last night in England and Wales. With bailiffs estimated to collect around 4 million debts per year in the UK, by law they are now prevented from: Entering homes when only children are present, Taking household essentials (washing machines, etc), Adding excessive charges
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