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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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1This summary, which briefly sets out your rights and obligations in relation to variable service charges, must by law accompany a demand for service...
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19th May
Q&As
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
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
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
Q&As
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
Practice notes
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
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
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
Q&As
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
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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Residential tenancies and the Immigration Act—'Right to Rent'Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance which may be impacted by the...
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12th Jul
Practice notes
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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2nd Jul
Q&As
In a claim for possession under Part 55 pursuant to a notice to quit under section 5 of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977, are costs capable of...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England 6th Jun
Q&As
Where a landlord has obtained an eviction notice against one tenant in a joint tenancy, what remedies are available to the other tenant?Is it...
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6th Jun
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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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Does a landlord have to give notice in a specific form and obtain a court order to evict a tenant who has lived with the landlord for 24...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 6th Jun
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Are there any differences in the procedure for forfeiting a residential lease when it is held by a limited company rather than an individual?Procedure...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 5th Jun
Q&As
Is a formal notice to quit required to be served pursuant to the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 before issuing proceedings to evict an almshouse...
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5th Jun
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Can someone who has been allowed into occupation by a former tenant, without the knowledge or consent of the landlord, and who has not paid any rent,...
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5th Jun
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If a tenant is in occupation of a flat but has not signed a tenancy agreement, how does this affect the landlord’s ability to terminate the tenancy...
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Produced in partnership with Mark O’Grady of Lamb Chambers 5th Jun
Q&As
In a six-month lease of a garage used for residential purposes, there is no forfeiture clause. Where the tenant is in arrears, does the landlord have...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Snell of New Square Chambers 5th Jun

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