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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 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 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
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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
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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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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 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
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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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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
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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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Limitation—the principal limitation periodsThe principal limitation periodsThe following table includes the principal types of action and details the...
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20th Sep
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Limitation—tort claimsThis Practice Note addresses the issues arising out of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) in relation to tort claims. It looks at...
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17th Sep
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Limitation—contract claimsIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.GeneralGenerally, the limitation period for...
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15th Sep
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Limitation Act 1980—general applicationIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The function of limitation...
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13th Sep
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Limitation—professional negligence claimsThis Practice Note looks at the limitation period for professional negligence (prof neg) claims and explains...
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2nd Sep
Precedents
Agreement to suspend limitation—standstill agreementThis Agreement is dated [insert day] of [insert month] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert full name...
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18th Aug
Q&As
What is the limitation period for bringing a claim for an injunction or damages once a right of light is established?The wrongful interference with an...
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10th Aug
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Can a landlord back-date insurance demands for a commercial tenant going back eight or nine years if lease is silent?In any commercial lease it is...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 10th Aug
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Is there a limitation period that applies for enforcing a breach of covenant. If so, what is the period?It is common for interests in land to be...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 10th Aug
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Where a loan secured against the borrower’s property by way of a legal charge became due 20 years ago but no action has been taken, is recovery now...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 10th Aug

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