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Coodes Legal Lunches – series of webinars

Posted on June 15, 2020

We would like to invite you to lunch – in your own house.

We are hosting a series of business update webinars, which have been designed to help you navigate your business through the impacts of Covid-19.

We imagine that you are either working from home or in a very empty office – so bring along your children, pets and lunch and have a listen to our experts’ top tips for dealing with some of the tricky issues many of us are now facing.


Webinar 1:

Commercial Landlord and Tenant Update

Tuesday 30th June – 1.15pm – 2pm

Jo Morgan, Lisa Robinson and Abi Lutey

A webinar providing a useful overview on where we are now, three months into the coronavirus pandemic.  This session will cover what commercial property owners and tenants need to be considering at this time, including:

  • Current leasehold obligations for both landlords and tenants
  • Current legislation
  • Arrears of rent, forfeiture and agreements to vary
  • Market update – we will take a look at the national picture as well as a roundup of the challenges and activity in the South West and what we foresee as we move out of some of the Covid-19 restrictions

If there are any other topics you would like us to cover, please let us know.


Webinar 2:

Employment law update

Thursday 2nd July – 1.15pm – 2pm

Peter Lamble and Philip Sayers

A webinar providing an overview of recent employment law changes that have taken place over the last three months to include a review of the current position with regard to Covid-19 and the impact from an employment law perspective on businesses and employees.  Peter and Phil will take you through the following:

  • Where are we now with legislation?
  • Update on return to work following release of Government guidance
  • Update on the furlough scheme
  • Contracts and handbooks

If there are any other topics you would like us to cover, please let us know.


Webinar 3:

Commercial contracts and the effects of Covid-19

Tuesday 7th July – 1.15pm – 2pm

Kirsty Davey and Abi Lutey

This commercial Contracts update will include a summary of the current legal position during the Covid-19 pandemic, including:

  • Looking at contractual obligations during Covid
  • Entering into new contracts
  • Changes to terms and conditions
  • Frustration of contracts and force majeure clauses
  • Contract management

If there are any other topics you would like us to cover, please let us know.


Webinar 4

Corporate governance, restructuring and insolvency

Thursday 9th July – 1.15pm – 2pm

Kirsty Davey and Gareth White

A webinar providing a brief overview of corporate governance, restructuring and insolvency considerations including a review of what you should be doing as Directors during the Covid-19 lockdown.

We will include a review of the likely governance and insolvency reforms to include:

  • Protecting your existing business if diversifying
  • Corporate governance
  • Directors duties
  • Wrongful trading
  • Insolvency reform

If there are any other topics you would like us to cover, please let us know.


If you would like to sign up for one, or more, of these events, please email us events@coodes.co.uk and we will send you the details.

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