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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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Fixtures and fittingsWhen transferring an interest in land, any fixtures form part of the land and are transferred with it, unless there is express...
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The Heat Network Metering and Billing Regulations—heat supplier and landlord obligationsThe Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014, SI...
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Produced in partnership with Tom Bainbridge of Lux Nova Partners 22nd Aug
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Quick guide to where to issue common property dispute applicationsCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to...
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18th Aug
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What is the VAT treatment of a dilapidations claim on termination of a lease?As set out in Practice Note: VAT issues for lease assignments and...
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16th Aug
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Housing disrepair for local authority landlords—a practical guideCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Bastin of Gatehouse Chambers 16th Aug
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Is there an implied obligation on the tenant to use appropriately qualified contractors or agents when carrying out repairs under a lease when a...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 10th Aug
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Does a Jervis v Harris clause in a lease, allowing a landlord to carry out works falling within the tenant's repairing obligation, make the landlord...
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10th Aug
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Does a sub-lessee of a commercial premises have any legal rights (statutory/under common law) against a superior landlord who has failed to repair the...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Fain of Tanfield Chambers 10th Aug
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Where a tenant remains in occupation after the expiry of a lease under an implied tenancy at will, if the landlord terminates the tenancy, can it make...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 10th Aug
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Can a landlord of a farm bring a claim for dilapidations against himself and another as tenants, when he as a tenant has refused to spend partnership...
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