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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
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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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19th May
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1This summary, which briefly sets out your rights and obligations in relation to variable service charges, must by law accompany a demand for service...
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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 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 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 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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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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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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Quick guide to where to issue common property dispute applicationsCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to...
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11th Jun
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What issues do I need to consider when instructing a valuer?A valuer is a person who sets a price upon or estimates the value of property. There are...
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6th Jun
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Can an attorney exercise the right to enfranchise under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 on behalf of the tenant?As a general rule, whatever a person has...
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6th Jun
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Can the purchaser of a 999-year lease of a new build house acquire the freehold of the house after two years?The Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967)...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
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Does a tenant's right to acquire a lease extension under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 apply to a garage that is let...
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5th Jun
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Is there a time limit for when the tenant can apply for determination of their claim to enfranchise a house where the landlord has not served a...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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Is there a deadline by which a leaseholder must issue court proceedings where the landlord serves notice not admitting a claim to acquire the freehold...
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5th Jun
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In an enfranchisement claim for a house under the Leasehold Reform Act 1967, if the lease is tri-parte (ie there is a management company who is party...
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