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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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19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
Precedents
To [Insert Adjoining Owner]Of [Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert Date]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works — Line of Junction...
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19th May
Q&As
The simple answer to this question is yes, there is a right to lop or cut back hedges or trees that belong to a neighbour and overhang your land. The...
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Produced in partnership with Brie Stevens-Hoare QC of Hardwicke Chambers 19th May
Precedents
To [Insert name of building owner] (‘Building Owner’)Of [insert Building Owner’s main address]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Acknowledgement of NoticeAs...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
Q&As
In principle, equity follows the law and rights which a party can have at law are, broadly, capable also of existing in equity. Accordingly, a right...
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Produced in partnership with Desmond Kilcoyne 19th May
Practice notes
A surrender by operation of law (or ‘implied surrender’) occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of...
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19th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers the remedy of rectification for unilateral mistake. For rectification for common mistake, see Practice Note:...
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19th May
Q&As
This Q&A addresses the question of when a landlord, having served notice on a former tenant or a guarantor for payment of arrears pursuant to the...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Arden Chambers 19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
Q&As
Pursuant to section 12 of the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 (T(IG)A 1977), involuntary bailees of goods are afforded the ability to sell...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May

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Can a landlord exercise a landlord's break right in a lease during the moratorium when the tenant is in administration?The moratorium is set out in...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 31st Jul
Q&As
If a tenant serves a break notice and subsequently realises that the notice is likely to be invalid because it hasn’t complied with the stipulations...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Code for leasing business premises, RICS professional statement 2020Status of the Lease Code 2020The Code for leasing business premises, RICS...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Vacant possessionVacant possession is a term commonly used in sale contracts which provide for the seller to give vacant possession on completion.In...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Vacant possession strategy for redevelopmentCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in...
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Produced in partnership with Jill Carey of Freeths 31st Jul
Practice notes
Lease variations—impact on underleaseVariation of terms—generallyAs there is no privity of contract or privity of estate between a head landlord and...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Break clauses and notices—exercising breaks and conditions precedentCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
What happens to an underlease on termination of the lease?The general common law principle is that when a lease comes to an end any underlease...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
The ‘registration gap’The ‘registration gap’ is the period of time between completion of the transfer of a property (the legal process of transferring...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Break clauses—a practical lease negotiation guideBreak clauses—commercial importanceLandlords may concede a break right for a tenant in order to agree...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
VAT issues for lease assignments and terminationsFORTHCOMING CHANGE: HMRC is in the process of revising Revenue and Customs Brief 12 (2020) on the VAT...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 31st Jul
Practice notes
Break clauses and notices—serviceThis Practice Note covers by and upon which party the break notice must be served, the method of service of a break...
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31st Jul
Precedents
Vacant possession strategy—scheduleCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Landlord’s break option for redevelopmentLandlord's break option for redevelopment1The Landlord may determine this Lease by giving to the Tenant not...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Cover letter to serve notice to determine lease under break optionYour Ref:Our Ref:Date:From: [Insert name of Landlord’s/Tenant’s Solicitor] of...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Cover letter to serve second notice without prejudice to the validity of a first notice to determine lease under break optionYour Ref:Our...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Tenant’s break noticeNotice to terminate leaseTo: [name of landlord] of [address]Lease dated [insert date] and made between (1) [name of (original)...
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30th Jul

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