Webinar: Ready, set, go! The impact of Practice Direction 51 Z and s82 Coronavirus Act on possession and forfeiture claims by commercial landlords 

12 October 2020

Legislative changes to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic have affected landlords' ability to recover rent and other sums under commercial lease agreements.

In this webinar, Jonathan Pennington Legh, Sarah Salmon and Alistair Cantor of the Field Court Property Team provide an update and practical insights for commercial landlords. They will focus particularly on:

  • the best way to approach new possession claims including forfeiture claims
  • how to restart stayed claims and compliance with directions in stayed claims
  • other methods of enforcement
  • government guidance.

To register

Please email the following details to events@fieldcourt.co.uk:

  • Your first name and last name
  • Your job title and organisation

Registered delegates will be sent login details in advance to join the webinar.


Jonathan Pennington Legh  focuses on various aspects of property law, including adverse possession and boundary disputes, service charge disputes, Land Registration issues, landlord and tenant (residential and commercial) and housing.

Sarah Salmon is a specialist property, housing and local government barrister. She advises and represents in all areas of property law and has appeared in property disputes before the High Court. Sarah is experienced at dealing with proceedings relating to breach of covenant or condition, service charge disputes, leasehold enfranchisement, rent repayment orders and matters under the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002.

Alistair Cantor  undertakes work across chambers’ range of specialisms, with an emphasis on civil law. He holds particular interests in property, commercial law, local government and personal injury.