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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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Do you have any information regarding rent repayment orders?At present, a local authority may apply, pursuant to sections 73–74 of the Housing Act...
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6th Jun
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Is there a requirement to give a tenant a copy of the landlord's House in Multiple Occupation licence?It is mandatory for a landlord of a large House...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
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If within a care home, there are several members of staff living there, each on individual assured shorthold tenancies, does the House in Multiple...
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Produced in partnership with Josephine Henderson of Five Paper Buildings 5th Jun
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Prior to the coming into force of the Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (Prescribed Description) (England) Order 2018, SI 2018/221, when was...
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5th Jun
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Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)‘HMOs are, or are usually, domestic premises originally designed for occupation by one family, which have been...
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5th Jun
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Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)—sanctionsEnforcement of the HMO licensing regime is the responsibility of the LHA of the area in which the HMO is...
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5th Jun
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Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)—applying for a licenceHMO licensing is the responsibility of the LHA of the area in which the HMO is located....
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5th Jun
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Houses in multiple occupation (HMOs)—licensing regimeMandatory licensingPart 2 of the Housing Act 2004 (HA 2004) places a duty on a local housing...
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5th Jun
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Housing and Planning Act 2016—rogue landlords and property agentsPart 2 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016) implements various measures to...
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