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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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12th Oct
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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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9th 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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2nd 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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30th Sep
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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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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 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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25th Sep

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LiabilityThe leading case on damage to property caused by encroaching tree roots is Delaware, in which the House of Lords stated that liability is to...
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25th Sep
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High hedgesPart 8 of the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003 (ABA 2003) empowers local authorities (LAs) to deal with complaints in respect of high...
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Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is a tort against land and it is concerned with the unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or...
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Brexit impactAs of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has...
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25th Sep
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Do I always need to serve a party wall notice?If there is a party wall involved, then yes, unless the work is to an existing party wall or party fence...
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25th Sep
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Noise is one of the categories of statutory nuisance. Noise nuisance covered by statute includes:•noise in the street from vehicles, equipment,...
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It can be impracticable to carry out works of repair or improvement to land without going onto another person's land (eg where the building line is...
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25th Sep
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Damage and disruption caused by building works are usually the subject of a claim in trespass, nuisance or negligence. This Practice Note briefly...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note details the deadlines for carrying out some of the more common tasks for property disputes lawyers, together with links to further...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the circumstances in which the cost of party wall works can be shared, the right of adjoining owners and building owners...
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25th Sep
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Date [insert date of deed in its full format DD-Month-Year]Parties1[insert full name of Grantor] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and...
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26th Sep
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To [insert name of building owner] (‘Building Owner’)Of [insert Building Owner’s main address]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Acknowledgement of NoticeAs...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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To [insert name of building owner] (‘Building Owner’)Of [insert Building Owner’s main address]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Acknowledgement of NoticeAs...
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26th Sep
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To [insert name of building owner] (‘Building Owner’)Of [insert Building Owner’s main address]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Acknowledgement of NoticeAs...
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26th Sep
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To [Insert Adjoining Owner]Of [Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert Date]Dear [title]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works–Party...
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26th Sep
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To [Insert Adjoining Owner]Of [Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert Date]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works – Line of Junction...
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To [Insert Building Owner]Of [insert Building Owner’s main address]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Acknowledgement of NoticeAs Adjoining Owner/s under the...
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To [Insert Building Owner]Of [insert Building Owner’s main address]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Acknowledgement of NoticeAs Adjoining Owner[s] under the...
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To [Insert Adjoining Owner]Of [Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert Date]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works — Line of Junction...
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