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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
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
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
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 explains how to ascertain the location of property boundaries: the general boundaries rule that applies to HM Land Registry title...
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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
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
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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Practice notes
Enforcing a judgment or order for possession of landCPR 83 provisions regarding writs and warrantsCPR 83 and CPR PD 83 contain rules governing the...
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3rd Aug
Practice notes
Part 36 offers—what are they, why make them?Note: This Practice Note is relevant only to Part 36 offers as considered under CPR 36 in force as from 6...
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Produced in partnership with David Juckes of Hailsham Chambers 3rd Aug
Practice notes
Business and Property Courts—the disclosure pilot schemeIntroductionThis Practice Note considers the disclosure pilot scheme which applies across the...
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3rd Aug
Precedents
Particulars of claim—contractual debt claimClaim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND...
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1st Aug
Q&As
When applying for a vacating court order to remove a historical charge against a property, is a normal application on Form N245 required or is it...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 1st Aug
Q&As
How should a rent arrears claim be made, once possession of a property has been regained using the accelerated procedure?ProcessThe correct process to...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Can, and if so how, does a defendant stay a High Court claim, pending resolution of the recovery of costs of a Land Registry claim between the same...
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1st Aug
Q&As
What are the consequences of a claimant's particulars of claim in a mortgage possession claim omitting some of the information required by CPR 55?...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Can a landlord serve proceedings for arrears on a tenant at a property which the landlord knows the tenant no longer resides at?We have assumed for...
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1st Aug
Q&As
Where there is a claim and a counterclaim and one of the parties wants to make a Part 36 offer to settle both the claim and the counterclaim, is this...
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1st Aug
Q&As
In respect of a property dispute, following exchange of expert reports, is an expert allowed to supplement their report by providing additional...
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1st Aug
Q&As
A consent order provides that legal title to a jointly owned property is to be transferred from A and B to A, but A and B will both remain mortgagors....
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 1st Aug

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