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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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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
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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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19th May
Precedents
To [insert Adjoining Owner]Of [insert Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert date]Dear [title]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works –...
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19th May
Q&As
When purchasing property (either freehold or leasehold, residential or commercial), usually a deposit is payable on exchange of contracts, which will...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 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 provides guidance on claims for ‘use and occupation’ or mesne profits, and how and when double rent or double value can be...
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19th May
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This Practice Note sets out what interim rent is, when an interim rent application can be made under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) and...
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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
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
Q&As
Assuming that the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996) claim is to proceed as a CPR 7 claim (a CPR 8 claim—for which...
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Produced in partnership with Desmond Kilcoyne of 42 Bedford Row 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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Is there a difference between ‘vacate’ and ‘give up occupation’?It is trite to say that where one of the ‘expressions’ above is used in a statute or...
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Produced in partnership with Desmond Kilcoyne 6th Jun
Q&As
Can a rent deposit be used to pay a break notice fee?The general principle is that where the exercise of a break option is subject to conditions, the...
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6th Jun
Q&As
Is there any case law or commentary regarding whether scaffolding on the exterior of the premises (outside of the demise) would constitute a breach of...
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6th Jun
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Am I entitled to repayment of rent if I pay a full quarter in advance so as not to invalidate my break notice?If the lease is silent, the tenant is...
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6th Jun
Q&As
If a landlord cannot be certain of the date on which an implied annual periodic commenced (and therefore, cannot precisely determine the end date for...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 6th Jun
Q&As
Section 196 of the Law of Property Act 1925 provides for service at the ‘last-known place of abode’. If a party lives in Canada, must notice still be...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
Q&As
Where the purchaser of property grants a lease after completion but before registration of the property in its name and that lease contains a tenant...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 6th Jun
Q&As
How do you serve a contractual or statutory notice when the recipient’s offices are closed as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19)?As set out in Q&A:...
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6th Jun

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