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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
Precedents
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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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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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 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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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
Practice notes
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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9th Nov
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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9th Nov
Practice notes
Is there an interference with the right to light?Where a right of light has been established (see Practice Note: Establishing and maintaining rights...
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9th Nov

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Q&As
Tenants who meet the criteria set out in Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) can require the landlord to sell the...
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22nd Jan
Q&As
PSL Practice Note: Exercising the collective right to enfranchise—contract, conveyance and payment sets out the statutory requirements in respect of...
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22nd Jan
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Section 13 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) is concerned with the giving of notice by qualifying tenants...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Snell of No 5 Chambers 22nd Jan
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Chapter I of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) allows for the collective enfranchisement by qualifying...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 22nd Jan
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A tenant wishing to claim the freehold of their house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) must serve a claim notice (which must be in...
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22nd Jan
Q&As
Can an executor serve a section 42 notice?Under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 where a tenant had the right to a lease...
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22nd Jan
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Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) sets out strict timescales for the completion of a statutory lease extension of...
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Produced in partnership with Rebecca Francis and Sue Thompson of Osborne Clarke 22nd Jan
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Where the leaseholder who served a section 42 notice sells their flat, the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993)...
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22nd Jan
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In theory, a landlord might have several remedies available in relation to unlawful alterations: (i) forfeiture; (ii) injunction and/or damages; and...
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Produced in partnership with Desmond Kilcoyne 22nd Jan

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