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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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19th May
Practice notes
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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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
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
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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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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
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
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
Practice notes
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
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
The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)—practice and procedureFORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Act 2021...
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7th Jul
Practice notes
Business rates—charities and not-for-profit organisationsDiscretionary reliefUnder sections 43(6) and 47 of the Local Government Finance Act 1988...
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18th Jun
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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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5th Jun
Practice notes
Liability for business ratesThe Local Government Finance Act 1988 (LGFA 1988) identifies three categories of ratepayer:•occupiers•owners, and•persons...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
National non-domestic rates—valuation and appealsAs a tax on property, rates have existed in some form since 1601. The framework currently in place...
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Produced in partnership with Alan Murdie of Council Tax Legal Services 5th Jun

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