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The new CodeThis Practice Note sets out the extent of the new Code rights, how they arise, ie by agreement made between the parties or by agreement...
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29th Oct
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The general common law principle is that when a lease comes to an end any underlease automatically terminates.Consensual termination—surrender and...
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29th Oct
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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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12th Oct
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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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12th Oct
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Once a lease has ended, the landlord can no longer forfeit or rely on a Jervis v Harris clause. At that stage, damages are the only available remedy...
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9th Oct
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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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2nd Oct
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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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30th Sep
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STOP PRESS: A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC) are transferred to the First-tier...
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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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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26th Sep
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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26th Sep
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Deadline for application to courtThe deadline for the landlord or tenant to make an application to the court for the grant of a new tenancy, or for...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note explains the procedure for handling some of the most common residential service charge disputes under the Landlord and Tenant Act...
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25th Sep
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Statutory compensation—which grounds are compensatable?Under section 37 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), the tenant is entitled to...
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25th Sep
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Why contract out?The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) gave tenants of business premises security of tenure—in other words, the right to stay on...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note addresses some of the common issues encountered when serving a break notice. A break notice is a contractual notice....
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25th Sep

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This Practice Note summarises the main offences and statutory provisions against unlawful eviction of certain tenants and licencees. For further...
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25th Sep
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A rent review clause contained in an assured tenancy is superseded by the statutory provisions governing rent increases where the contractual term...
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25th Sep
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Types of claimsThese types of claims fall into three categories. Category I Claims for the recovery of land, including a possession claim under CPR 55...
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25th Sep
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HMO licensing is the responsibility of the LHA of the area in which the HMO is located. Licensing is either mandatory under Part 2 of the Housing Act...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the scope and aims of the Pre-Action Protocol for Possession Claims by Social Landlords (the Protocol) in force from 13...
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25th Sep
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A starter tenancy is an assured shorthold tenancy granted by a registered provider of social housing (RP) and is similar to a local authority...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note considers the potential status of a residential tenancy granted to a company and the potential status of any individual occupants...
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25th Sep
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STOP PRESS: The Housing and Planning Act 2016 received Royal Assent on 12 May 2016, although the provisions relating to recovering possession of...
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25th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the aims of the Pre-action Protocol for Housing Condition Cases (England) (the Protocol), in force from 13 January 2020,...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note sets out the aims of the Pre-action Protocol for Housing Disrepair Cases (Wales) (the Protocol), in force from 13 January 2020,...
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26th Sep
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Enforcement of the HMO licensing regime is the responsibility of the LHA of the area in which the HMO is located. See Practice Notes: Houses in...
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26th Sep
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‘HMOs are, or are usually, domestic premises originally designed for occupation by one family, which have been converted for occupation by a number of...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, in collaboration with Public Health England, has produced...
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26th Sep
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Mandatory licensingPart 2 of the Housing Act 2004 (HA 2004) places a duty on a local housing authority (LHA) to effectively implement mandatory...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, in collaboration with Public Health England, has produced...
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26th Sep
Precedents
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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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones 26th Sep
Precedents
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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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones 26th Sep
Precedents
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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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones 26th Sep
Precedents
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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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones 26th Sep
Precedents
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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Produced in partnership with Browne Jacobson LLP 26th Sep

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