Navigating the new normal

Civil Society: Coronavirus and charities’ real estate


All content on this page is correct as of May 15, 2020

Amanda Gray and Mark Traynor from our Real Estate team have written to Civil Society to assess the implications of the lockdown for landlords and tenants.

In their article, the discuss how we’ve all heard plenty about the challenges facing the charity sector as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and about the various government financial assistance packages available to help weather the storm. But the impact of the crisis is also being felt by charities in another, often overlooked, way: their real estate arrangements.

Now that the initial shock of lockdown has receded slightly, charities should reflect on how they can position themselves so that they can meet the demands of the next few months. In this article, Mark and Amanda highlight some of what’s happened in recent weeks and what it means for charities’ property arrangements.

Click here to read the full article.


This information is necessarily of a general nature and doesn’t constitute legal advice. This is not a substitute for formal legal advice, given in the context of full information under an engagement with Bates Wells.

All content on this page is correct as of May 15, 2020.

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