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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
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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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19th May
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The general common law principle is that when a lease comes to an end any underlease automatically terminates.Consensual termination—surrender and...
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19th May
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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
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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
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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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1This summary, which briefly sets out your rights and obligations in relation to variable service charges, must by law accompany a demand for service...
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19th May
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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19th May
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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
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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

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If a commercial property has been sold and the seller has left livestock on the land, does the purchaser need to follow the procedures under the Torts...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
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What are the requirements of serving a valid notice to complete? How can the effect of that notice be delayed if possible? And what are the seller’s...
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6th Jun
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Where completion has been agreed upon the grant of a new residential lease, and it transpires later on that the buyer has not signed the lease (in...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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What are the consequences of an invalid notice to complete followed by a purported rescission by the serving party?Our Practice Note: Notice to...
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5th Jun
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What are the implications of a party not serving a notice to complete when they are ready, willing and able to complete?Failure to serve a notice to...
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5th Jun
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Is a mezzanine floor in retail premises (installed by the tenant pursuant to a licence for alterations) a tenant's fixture?Issues relating to the...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Completion monies—the SCPCsHow should the money be transmitted?Most contracts relating to commercial property incorporate either the second or third...
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5th Jun
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Completion monies—standard conditions of sale (5th edn)How should the money be transmitted?Under Standard Condition of Sale (SC) 6.7 the buyer must...
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5th Jun
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Dealing with goods left behind at lease end or following sale of propertyCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
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Fixtures and fittingsWhen transferring an interest in land, any fixtures form part of the land and are transferred with it, unless there is express...
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5th Jun
Precedents
Notice to complete (Standard Commercial Property Conditions—Second Edition)Notice to completeTo: [insert recipient's name and address]Property:...
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5th Jun
Precedents
Notice to complete given by seller or buyer under the Standard Conditions of Sale (5th Edition)Notice to completeTo: [insert recipient's name and...
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5th Jun
Q&As
Where co-owners who previously held the beneficial interest in a property as tenants in common have changed to hold the beneficial interest as joint...
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