It has been more than three years since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, a crisis that jeopardized the viability of many companies that, with hardly any income, were still forced to meet many of their current expenses, including paying their rents. .

With the pandemic, the rebus sic stantibus clause gained prominence, a legal figure that, until then, it can be said that it only existed in law manuals.

The reason for this prominence was that the rebus sic stantibus clause was presented as the legal figure that would allow the tenants of commercial premises to guarantee the economic viability of their businesses. Through the rebus sic stantibus clause, tenants could, a priori, sue their landlords to achieve a reduction in the price of their rents, but could everyone really do it?