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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
Practice notes
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 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
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
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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
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 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 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
Practice notes
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
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
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

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On an assignment of a commercial lease can the guarantor of the original tenant under the lease be liable under an authorised guarantee agreement by...
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6th Jun
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Where there are rent arrears for more than one quarter, if the tenant makes a payment is it automatically set off against the earliest arrears or does...
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Produced in partnership with David Nicholls of Landmark Chambers 6th Jun
Q&As
What is the procedure for demanding payment of rent arrears owed by a current tenant from its guarantor? Does the Coronavirus Act 2020 affect making...
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6th Jun
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Judgment has been obtained and an order for costs made for rent arrears against a former guarantor following service of a section 17 notice. Does...
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6th Jun
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What steps should a landlord consider when drafting a commercial or mixed-use lease in the light of the new CRAR procedure?What is CRAR?As of 6 April...
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6th Jun
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Is it correct that CRAR under the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 is not enforceable against the Crown?It is correct that commercial rent...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Fain of Tanfield Chambers 6th Jun
Q&As
Is an assignee liable for rent arrears or service charge accrued by the assignor prior to assignment of an old lease (ie granted prior to 1 January...
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5th Jun
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Can you claim interest on mesne profits, if so, on what basis and from what date is the interest payable?Mesne profits are damages in respect of a...
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5th Jun
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Where there are several parties (eg former tenants, guarantors) that a landlord may pursue for rent arrears, can the landlord choose which party to...
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5th Jun
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