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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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This Practice Note details the deadlines for carrying out some of the more common tasks for property disputes lawyers, together with links to further...
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25th Sep
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This is one of four Lexis PSL Practice Notes on adverse possession. The others are:•Establishing adverse possession of land•Claiming title by adverse...
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25th Sep
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This is one of four Lexis PSL Practice Notes on adverse possession. The others are:•Establishing adverse possession of land•Claiming title by adverse...
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25th Sep
Precedents
I [insert name] of [address], do solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:1As the result of a transfer dated [insert date] made between (1) [insert...
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26th Sep
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I [insert name] of [address], do solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:1On [insert date] I lodged at HM Land Registry an application to be...
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26th Sep
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I [insert name] of [address], do solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:1As the result of a transfer dated [insert date] made between (1) [insert...
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26th Sep
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I [insert name] of [address], do solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:1As the result of a conveyance (the ‘Conveyance’) dated [insert date] made...
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I [insert name] of [address], do solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:[Insert the matters verified in num...
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28th Sep
Q&As
The concept of possession is crucial to our system of property law. When considering the entitlement to rights, the search is often for the person who...
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28th Sep
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We have not seen anything in the commentary on adverse possession which excludes land used for railway undertakings. However, the following may be...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 28th Sep
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Trespass to land is a tort which includes physically entering or remaining on land in the possession of another or placing an object on or projecting...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Preece of Charles Russell Speechlys 28th Sep
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We have assumed that the lease is registered.The Land Registry Practice Guide 4 at paragraph 5.4 states that:'If we do not receive a counter notice...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Fain of Tanfield Chambers 28th Sep
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On 1 September 2012, section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO 2012) made squatting in residential premises...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Sep
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This Q&A is fact specific and will depend on:•whether the land was registered or unregistered. In relation to registered land, see Practice Notes:...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Fain of Tanfield Chambers 28th Sep
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Since the coming into force of the Land Registration Act 2002 (LRA 2002), the means by which title to land can be acquired by adverse possession...
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