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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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19th May
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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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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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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
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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 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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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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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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Former tenants, guarantors and overriding leasesThe Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (LT(C)A 1995) controls the liability of former tenants...
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Controlled and executed goods—debtor claiming goods are 'exempt goods'This Practice Note considers how a debtor whose goods have been taken control of...
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5th Jun
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Side letter permitting a reduced rent[To be printed on landlord’s letterheaded paper]Your Ref:Our Ref:Date:From: [insert full name of Landlord][ of...
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5th Jun
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Claiming interestThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the...
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5th Jun
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Rent Review MemorandumRent Review MemorandumLandlord•[insert full name of Landlord] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with...
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5th Jun
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Side letter permitting monthly rent payments[To be printed on landlord’s letterheaded paper]Your Ref:Our Ref:Date:From: [insert full name of...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Taking control of goods—court applications regarding feesWhere do I find information about fees recoverable by enforcement agents?The power and...
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5th Jun
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Further notice to former tenant or guarantor of revised amount due in respect of a fixed charge (Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995, section...
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5th Jun
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Deed of release and substitution of Tenant’s guarantordate [date]Parties1[name of Landlord] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company...
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5th Jun
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Notice to Former Tenant or Guarantor of Intention to Recover Fixed Charge (Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995, Section 17)Notice to Former...
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5th Jun
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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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5th Jun
Q&As
Can you recover legal fees for unpaid ground rent under administration charges if the lease is silent as to administration charges?General principles...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Edwards of Radcliffe Chambers 5th Jun
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To: [insert name of tenant] (Tenant) From [insert name of landlord] (Landlord) Property [insert property description] Lease of the...
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