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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 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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19th May
Precedents
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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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Produced in partnership with Sarah Finch of Hamlins 11th Jun
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Where a tenant serves notice to terminate a lease under section 27(2) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, is there a maximum notice period?A tenancy...
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A landlord serves a section 25 notice stating that the landlord does not oppose renewal of the lease. Can the landlord subsequently (in negotiations)...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 11th Jun
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Can a landlord who has opposed the grant of a new tenancy based on ground (f) in LTA 1954, s 30(1) also pursue a dilapidations claim?Opposed lease...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 11th Jun
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How should a rent arrears claim be made, once possession of a property has been regained using the accelerated procedure?ProcessThe correct process to...
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