Retail Legal Update & Q&A Session

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Wednesday 10 February 2021

9.30am - 11am


Join members of our Retail team on the 10 February at 9.30am for a free legal update & Q&A session on some of the legal challenges currently facing the retail sector in light of the new lockdown.

Helen Marsh, Partner, and Michael Bogahalanda, Solicitor, in our Commercial Property team, will discuss the following property topics:

  • Negotiating rent-free periods in new leases or as a lease variation;
  • Pandemic rent concessions; and
  • Break rights in leases.

Emma Swan, Partner and Head of Commercial Employment, will provide a reminder on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme ('furlough scheme') and take Q&As on HR related issues that delegates might have, such as holidays & furlough pay, notice pay during furlough, how to manage employees concerned about attending the workplace and performance managing employees working from home.

Tim Smith, Senior Associate, in our Insurance Department will discuss potential issues with accident claims for retail Clients who are currently involved with take-out/home delivery services, but also historically dealing with slip and trip claims at Client premises. Both in relation to Employer's Liability and also Public Liability claims.

All four panellists will participate in a Q&A session at the end of the webinar.

To register your free place or if you have any questions you would like to submit ahead of the online event, please click here.

Once you have registered for the session, joining instructions will be sent to you ahead of the event.