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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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12th Oct
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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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Once a lease has ended, the landlord can no longer forfeit or rely on a Jervis v Harris clause. At that stage, damages are the only available remedy...
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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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STOP PRESS: A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC) are transferred to the First-tier...
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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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The new CodeThis Practice Note sets out the extent of the new Code rights, how they arise, ie by agreement made between the parties or by agreement...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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Deadline for application to courtThe deadline for the landlord or tenant to make an application to the court for the grant of a new tenancy, or for...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the procedure for handling some of the most common residential service charge disputes under the Landlord and Tenant Act...
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25th Sep
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Statutory compensation—which grounds are compensatable?Under section 37 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), the tenant is entitled to...
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25th Sep
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Why contract out?The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) gave tenants of business premises security of tenure—in other words, the right to stay on...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note addresses some of the common issues encountered when serving a break notice. A break notice is a contractual notice....
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Time limits and delaysThe time limits for the various stages of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) procedures can seriously delay the...
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25th Sep
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A landlord may be able to resist a tenant's claim to the freehold or an extended lease of a house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) where...
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25th Sep
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Any lawful subtenant may acquire the freehold or an extended lease of a house under Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967), Sch 1, regardless of the...
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25th Sep
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The landlord must serve their counter-notice by the date specified in the initial notice. The counter-notice must:•admit the participating tenants'...
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25th Sep
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Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) and Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) gave long leasehold tenants an...
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25th Sep
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Compulsory acquisition of landlord's interestAn acquisition order under Part III of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), entitles certain long...
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25th Sep
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The RTM companyThe right to manage can only be acquired and subsequently exercised by a right to manage company (RTM company). This must be a private...
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25th Sep
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Mandatory and optional leasebacksThe nature of the collective right of enfranchisement is such that it may be exercised in relation to premises...
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25th Sep
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Validity of initial noticeIf the reversioner disputes the right of the participating tenants to serve an initial notice, that dispute can be referred...
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25th Sep
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The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) sets down the elements of the freeholder’s costs that can be recovered from...
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25th Sep
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The landlord's counter-notice—time-limits and contentThe landlord must serve its counter-notice (also known as a s 45 notice) by the date specified in...
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25th Sep
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Marriage value and hope value‘Marriage value’ is the increase in value that occurs where a tenant acquires the freehold, as a result of which the full...
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25th Sep
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Claim noticeTo acquire the right to manage under Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (CLRA 2002), the right to manage company (RTM company) must...
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25th Sep
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A statutory lease extension may involve both a freeholder and one or more intermediate landlords. An index map search or a search through one of the...
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25th Sep
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The Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 amended the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 to give power to the Secretary of State to designate any area in England...
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25th Sep
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Participating tenantsUnder section 14(2) of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993), if a participating tenant...
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25th Sep
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Notice of tenant’s claimA tenant wishing to claim the freehold or an extended lease of their house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) must...
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25th Sep
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The need for co-operationCollective enfranchisement involves strict time limits and requires all participating tenants to co-operate. Every...
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25th Sep
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Absentee landlordIf a tenant wishes to acquire the freehold but cannot trace the landlord, he can ask the court to deem that the tenant’s notice of...
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25th Sep
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The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987), Part I gives qualifying tenants of flats a right of first refusal enabling them to purchase the interest...
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25th Sep

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