Avoiding escalation of commercial rent disputes
‘Whatever your reason for not paying rent, you should try and avoid the expense of going to court at all costs’
It’ll be no surprise to learn that commercial rent disputes are the most common area of contention between landlords and tenants. As a tenant, non-payment of rent can lead to your goods being seized or your lease being forfeited. Naturally, this can have dire consequences for your business and should be avoided if at all possible.
Non-payment of rent. Understanding the options.
If you’re unable to pay your rent or you decide to withhold all or some of it you should seek legal advice early on. The same is true where there’s a disagreement about how much rent is due.
Where there’s a dispute about non-payment of rent bear in mind that your tenancy is an asset to your landlord. Normally neither of you want the cost of going to court.
Our specialist team can advise you on commercial rent disputes, what options are available to you and how best to protect your interests at every step.
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