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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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19th May
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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
Precedents
To [insert Adjoining Owner]Of [insert Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert date]Dear [title]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works –...
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19th May
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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
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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 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
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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 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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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
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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19th May

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Can you register an annual periodic tenancy at HM Land Registry?Pursuant to sections 3(3), 4(1)(c) and 27(2)(b)(i) of the Land Registration Act 2002...
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5th Jun
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In the sale of a property by a mortgagee, how can the buyer ensure that the former mortgagor vacates the property prior to completion. Do they have an...
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5th Jun
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How can a tenancy at will be terminated?A tenancy at will can be ended immediately, on demand to the tenant, without any notice period. A tenant at...
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5th Jun
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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 5th Jun
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Do you have any materials on what steps a tenant with an oral periodic business tenancy may do to protect their position where the landlord is...
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5th Jun
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What are the terms of an implied periodic tenancy that has arisen after the expiry of a Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 excluded tenancy? Is the landlord...
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5th Jun
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What procedure could be used to remove a family member from his mother’s home in order for it to be sold with vacant possession. He does not pay...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Snell of New Square Chambers 5th Jun
Practice notes
Protection from eviction and protection from harassmentThis Practice Note summarises the main offences and statutory provisions against unlawful...
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5th Jun
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Licence from a school to use a football pitchDate:Parties1[name of licensor] [of [address] OR company registration number [number] whose registered...
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5th Jun
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Licence to erect satellite dishDate [date]Parties1[name of Licensor] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number...
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5th Jun
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