Commercial Rent Cliff Edge Looms Despite COVID Extensions

By Paige Long (August 5, 2021, 8:12 PM BST) -- While the U.K. government continues to provide short-term reprieve for businesses hit the hardest by the pandemic, insolvency lawyers warned the millions of pounds many companies still owe their commercial landlords has left clients trying to find new ways to restructure their debts.

U.K. lawmakers have again extended eviction protections for businesses hit hardest by the COVID-19 pandemic, but insolvency lawyers say that doesn't eliminate the threat of a cliff edge when the unpaid rent suddenly comes due. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham) Lawmakers have extended protections three times already since they first introduced support measures last June for businesses that had fallen...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!