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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
Q&As
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
Precedents
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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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
Precedents
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
Q&As
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
Practice notes
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 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
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
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
Q&As
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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Practice notes
Possession—anti-social behaviour, nuisance and crimeCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and...
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22nd Jul
Practice notes
Neighbour disputes—building works and harassmentDamage and disruption caused by building works are usually the subject of a claim in trespass,...
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9th Jul
Precedents
Deed to settle disputed boundaryDate [insert date]Parties1[insert name of First Owner] of [insert address][ incorporated in [England and Wales] with...
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9th Jul
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Quick guide to common time limits for property disputes lawyersThis Practice Note details the deadlines for carrying out some of the more common tasks...
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11th Jun
Q&As
The branches of trees planted on property X overhang property Y. Can the owner of property Y require the owner of property X to cut the overhanging...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 6th Jun
Q&As
Where there is a discrepancy between the boundary location of a property as-built and the location of the boundary as indicated in proposed site...
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Produced in partnership with Nicholas Grant of Landmark Chambers 6th Jun
Q&As
Where the boundary fence between two commercial industrial units has been damaged by the adjoining owner resulting in the fence being a health and...
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6th Jun
Q&As
Is it possible to register ownership of the subsoil beneath a public highway?If a property boundary cannot be identified from its title, then,...
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6th Jun
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A long leaseholder of a property in an ‘over 55s community’ has sublet to a person who is not over 55 and who is causing nuisance. What remedies do...
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6th Jun
Q&As
Can a landlord be held liable for its tenant causing a nuisance by smells, given they are neither the occupier of the land nor have authorised or...
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6th Jun
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Where a defendant in a boundary dispute fails to comply with an order requiring it to build a wall, how can the claimant enforce the order?Where a...
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6th Jun
Q&As
In the context of a lease prohibiting pets in a flat, is there any case law on the interpretation of the words 'which may cause a...
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6th Jun
Q&As
Does the Access to Neighbouring Land Act 1992 give a property owner a right to go on to a neighbour's property to build a new boundary wall, rather...
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