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Renegotiating with your landlord - Chris Barkley's tips for tenants has been published in TTG

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As the end of the moratorium on possession proceedings looms Chris Barkley, Senior Associate in Goodman Derrick’s Real Estate team, has provided his tips for tenants who are seeking to renegotiate their relationship with their landlords:

“One thing for tenants to bear in mind is that, whist they may be tied into watertight leasehold arrangements which do not account for worldwide pandemics, or industry grinding to a complete standstill - it is still in the interests of most landlords (particularly in this market) to try and retain tenants and find workable solutions to any disputes and indeed continue to develop relationships going forward. “

Chris’ full article is available on the TTG website at the following link:

Chris Barkley

Chris is an experienced commercial real estate lawyer who focusses on large investment acquisitions and disposals, development matters, and complex landlord and tenant transactions. Chris’s investment experience includes acting for institutional and private investors on acquiring and selling large scale industrial parks, office buildings and hotel sites.

Chris Barkley
Senior Associate
Real Estate
M: +44 (0)7718 043 079

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