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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 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
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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 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
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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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Tenancy deposit schemesCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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Precedents
Particulars of claim—contractual debt claimClaim No. [insert claim number][IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE[BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND...
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15th Sep
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13th Sep
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Produced in partnership with 4 Pump Court 13th Sep
Precedents
Letter of claim—contractual debt claim[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors]FAO [Insert name of the debtor’s solicitors][Address line...
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8th Sep
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25th Aug
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Company statutory demand—the position under The Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 2016STOP PRESS: The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020...
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Produced in partnership with Eleanor Holland of 4 Stone Buildings and Karl Anderson of 4 Stone Buildings 24th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones of Freeths 24th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones of Freeths 24th Aug
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24th Aug
Practice notes
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24th Aug
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24th Aug
Practice notes
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24th Aug
Practice notes
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24th Aug

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