Property Disputes Law

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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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Damages or injunction — the testThe primary remedy for breach of a restrictive covenant is a permanent injunction to restrain the breach. However, the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers the rights and responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession.RightsA legal mortgagee has a right to possession of the...
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9th Nov
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The meaning of the term ‘successors in title’ will depend upon the context of the use of the term and also the drafting of the relevant lease.A...
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9th Nov
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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Time is generally not of the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the procedure for discharging a charging order over property, including the removal of any notices or restrictions on...
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A surrender by operation of law occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of the tenancy. This is...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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Notice before forfeitureCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers what happens to a lease on disclaimer and the effect of disclaimer on tenants, guarantors and former tenants, applications...
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9th Nov
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The implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the light obstruction notice (LON) procedure, explains the 19 years and 1 day rule and its relevance in respect of...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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9th Nov
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Statutory compensation—which grounds are compensatable?Under section 37 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), the tenant is entitled to...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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9th Nov
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Is there an interference with the right to light?Where a right of light has been established (see Practice Note: Establishing and maintaining rights...
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9th Nov

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts•Coronavirus...
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This Practice Note provides a brief summary of the retail landscape and highlights some of the key legal and practical issues facing office-holders...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 27th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains content which may be affected by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020)...
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Produced in partnership with Gavin Deeprose and Scott Traynor of DLA Piper Scotland LLP 27th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance has been issued, including by HMCTS, regarding proceedings in England and Wales during the coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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The principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the number of years within which such a claim...
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences...
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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27th Nov
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CPR 83 provisions regarding writs and warrantsCPR 83 and CPR PD 83 contain rules governing the issue of writs and warrants For general guidance on CPR...
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27th Nov
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This Practice Note should be read in conjunction with Practice Notes:•Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolution•Coronavirus...
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27th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the position in Scotland. For guidance on:•other forms of diligence in Scottish civil procedure, see Practice Note:...
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Produced in partnership with Julie Hamilton of MacRoberts LLP 27th Nov
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your...
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27th Nov
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This Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners should consider in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, including the...
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27th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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27th Nov
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BackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a significant impact on businesses around the world, putting many at real risk of insolvency. Some...
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27th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Schedule 7 of the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 (C(S)A 2020) and C(S)A 2020, s 8 provides protection for commercial tenants...
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Produced in partnership with Gavin Deeprose of DLA Piper and Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 26th Nov
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This Practice Note discusses issue that arise in proprietary estoppel in a property context. For a general discussion of proprietary estoppel, see...
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26th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Schedule 7 to the Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020 (C(S)A 2020) and C(S)A 2020, s 8 provides protection for commercial tenants...
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Produced in partnership with Gavin Deeprose of DLA Piper and Alistair Drummond of DLA Piper 26th Nov
Precedents
[To be printed on landlord’s letterheaded paper]Your Ref:Our Ref:Date:From: [insert full name of Landlord][ of [insert address] OR incorporated in...
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