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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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9th Nov
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The implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Notice before forfeitureCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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A surrender by operation of law occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of the tenancy. This is...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Time is generally not of the...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers the rights and responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession.RightsA legal mortgagee has a right to possession of the...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
Precedents
Tenant's request for a new business tenancyThese drafting notes are for use when completing a tenant’s request for a new business tenancy under the...
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9th Nov
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If a party to a property agreement fails to comply with its obligations, the other party may wish to apply for an order for specific performance....
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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Insolvency for property disputes lawyersCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the...
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15th May
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15th May
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Role, powers, functions and duties of an LPA or fixed charge receiverPowers—generalThe statutory powers conferred on an LPA/fixed charge receiver are...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 15th May
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15th May
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Produced in partnership with Steve Innes of 4 New Square 15th May
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15th May
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Debt relief orders (DROs)IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Passfield of Guildhall Chambers 15th May
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15th May
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15th May
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Lifting the administration moratorium—appointment of fixed charge receiverThis Practice Note considers the interaction between the statutory...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 15th May
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Rent deposit deed—effect of insolvencyGeneralIt is a common feature of commercial leases that a rent deposit is paid to be held either by the landlord...
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15th May
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Social housing administrationInsolvency of private not-for-profit registered providers of social housingThe social housing sector in England is...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor James of Trowers & Hamlins LLP 15th May
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Produced in partnership with Cathryn E Williams of Crowell & Moring LLP 15th May
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What do insolvency searches at Companies House reveal?What is Companies House?Companies House is a registry of corporate information. It falls under...
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15th May
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Effect of appointment of LPA or fixed charge receiver on propertyImpact of appointmentThe effect of the appointment of an LPA/fixed charge receiver is...
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Produced in partnership with John Hughes of Shakespeare Martineau LLP 15th May
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restructuring plan provisionsSpurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed...
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Guide to insolvency in the retail sectorThis Practice Note provides a brief summary of the retail landscape and highlights some of the key legal and...
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 15th May
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—impact on CVAsOn 26 June 2020, the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) came into...
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15th May
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratoriumThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserted Part A1 into the Insolvency...
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15th May
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Produced in partnership with Carolyn Jones 15th May

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