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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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9th Nov
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The implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Notice before forfeitureCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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A surrender by operation of law occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of the tenancy. This is...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the procedure for discharging a charging order over property, including the removal of any notices or restrictions on...
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9th Nov
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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Time is generally not of the...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers the rights and responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession.RightsA legal mortgagee has a right to possession of the...
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9th Nov
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Damages or injunction — the testThe primary remedy for breach of a restrictive covenant is a permanent injunction to restrain the breach. However, the...
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9th Nov
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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Tenant's request for a new business tenancyThese drafting notes are for use when completing a tenant’s request for a new business tenancy under the...
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9th Nov
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If a party to a property agreement fails to comply with its obligations, the other party may wish to apply for an order for specific performance....
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998The Late Payment of Commercial Debts (Interest) Act 1998 (LPCD(I)A 1998, or the Act) creates...
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15th May
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Recovering rent arrearsCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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13th May
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Liability for business ratesThe Local Government Finance Act 1988 (LGFA 1988) identifies three categories of ratepayer:•occupiers•owners, and•persons...
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11th May
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Business rates—empty propertyCoronavirus (COVID-19): the coronavirus pandemic has caused the UK to expedite new insolvency provisions, both of a...
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11th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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6th 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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29th Apr
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Status of the Lease Code 2020The Code for leasing business premises, RICS professional statement 2020 (the Lease Code 2020) is effective from 1...
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29th Apr
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We refer you to the following cases which you may find useful for your purposes:•Barclays Wealth Trustees (Jersey) Limited v Erimus Housing Limited:...
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27th Apr
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Act 2021 (TI(LP)A 2021) came into force on 15 March 2021 for the...
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22nd Apr
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Recovering rent arrearsBefore taking any action to recover rent arrears, landlords must consider:•whether they are able to, and if so whether to...
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15th Apr
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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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15th Apr
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As a tax on property, rates have existed in some form since 1601. The framework currently in place was largely established by the Local Government...
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[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors]FAO [Insert name of debtor][Name of debtor’s solicitors][Address line 1][Address line...
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9th Apr
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[On the headed notepaper of the creditor’s solicitors]FAO [Insert name of the debtor’s solicitors][Address line 1][Address line 2][Postcode][Date]Dear...
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[Name of creditor’s solicitors firm][Address line 1][Address line 2][Postcode][Date][Ref: [insert reference]]Dear [insert name][Creditor’s name] AND...
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