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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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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

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Practice notes
Exclusion and limitation of liabilityThis Practice Note considers exclusion and limitation of liability in business-to-business (B2B) contracts. It...
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26th Jul
Practice notes
Private right of redress for consumersThis Practice Note summarises a consumer’s private right of redress for misleading and aggressive commercial...
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21st Jul
Practice notes
Enforcement of consumer protection laws under the Consumer Rights Act 2015Consumer protection law in the UK derives partly from EU law and partly from...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Simm of Browne Jacobson 2nd Jul
Q&As
If a landlord takes a deposit of more than five weeks’ rent in relation to a tenancy granted in June 2019, what is the effect on the landlord?The...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
Q&As
Where a letting agent appeals against a financial penalty imposed for failure to publicise its fees, does the First—tier tribunal have the power to...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Property implications of the Consumer Rights Act 2015The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (CRA 2015) has implications for property lawyers in relation to:•the...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Prohibition of tenant feesThe Tenant Fees Act 2019 (TFA 2019), in force from 1 June 2019, prohibits landlords and letting agents from requiring...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Regulation of letting and estate agentsEstate agentsEstate Agents Act 1979The statutory definition of 'estate agency work' means that:•a person is...
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5th Jun

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