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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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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Is a tenant entitled to any reduction in rent where they have been prevented use of their property because of ongoing roadworks?All leases carry with...
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10th Sep
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Permitted use, change of use and preventing a competing use — leasesUse by the tenant — IntroductionAs a general proposition, the absence of any...
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8th Sep
Practice notes
Landlord’s remedies for assigning or underletting without consentFor guidance on the usual forms of covenant against assigning and underletting, and...
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3rd Sep
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Quick guide to landlord’s remedies for breach of leaseCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and...
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24th Aug
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18th Aug
Precedents
Authorised guarantee agreementDate: [date]Parties1[name of Landlord] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number...
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10th Aug
Precedents
Letter sending out draft licence to assignLandlord:[insert name of Landlord][of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company...
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10th Aug
Precedents
Deed of apportionment formally apportioning rent and covenants on assignment of part of the land comprised in a leaseDate [date]Parties1[name of...
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10th Aug
Q&As
Is there any need for a covenant that an assignee enter into a direct deed of covenant with the landlord and management company?Before the Landlord...
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10th Aug
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Would a licence to occupy constitute parting with possession?Both residential and commercial tenancies commonly include an express term or covenant...
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Produced in partnership with Desmond Kilcoyne 10th Aug
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As a matter of law if a freehold company is in debt are the shareholders required to contribute to the debt, if the debt is not recoverable as service...
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