Property Disputes Law

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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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9th Nov
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The implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers what happens to a lease on disclaimer and the effect of disclaimer on tenants, guarantors and former tenants, applications...
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9th Nov
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Notice before forfeitureCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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A surrender by operation of law occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of the tenancy. This is...
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This Practice Note sets out the procedure for discharging a charging order over property, including the removal of any notices or restrictions on...
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9th Nov
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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Time is generally not of the...
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9th Nov
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The meaning of the term ‘successors in title’ will depend upon the context of the use of the term and also the drafting of the relevant lease.A...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers the rights and responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession.RightsA legal mortgagee has a right to possession of the...
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9th Nov
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Damages or injunction — the testThe primary remedy for breach of a restrictive covenant is a permanent injunction to restrain the breach. However, the...
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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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Tenant's request for a new business tenancyThese drafting notes are for use when completing a tenant’s request for a new business tenancy under the...
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9th Nov
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If a party to a property agreement fails to comply with its obligations, the other party may wish to apply for an order for specific performance....
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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To: [insert name of landlord]of [insert address of landlord]We[insert name of solicitors] of [insert address of solicitors] as agents for and on...
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[To be printed on headed paper of tenant’s solicitors]Dear [insert organisation name]Lease of [insert description of premises] (the Premises) dated...
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Rent Review MemorandumLandlord•[insert full name of Landlord] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration...
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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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Commonhold and leasehold reform act 2002, section 166Notice to long leaseholders of rent dueTo:[insert name(s) of leaseholder(s)] (note 1)This notice...
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The Response to a quantified demand under the Dilapidations pre-action protocol will be case specific and...
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These drafting notes are for use when completing a landlord’s section 25 notice agreeing to renewal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954)....
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Your Ref:Our Ref:Date:From: [Insert name of landlord’s/tenant’s Solicitor] of [insert address] To: [Insert name of landlord’s/tenant’s Solicitor] of...
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To: [insert landlord's name]of [insert landlord's address][and to [insert name(s) of other landlord(s)]]of [insert address(e...
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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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To [Insert Adjoining Owner]Of [Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert Date]Dear [title]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works–Party...
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To: [insert full name of Tenant] of [insert address]From: [insert full name of Landlord] of [insert address]Important noticeYou are being offered a...
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Tenant's notice of claim under Section 42 of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (the '1993 Act')The flat: [insert address and...
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To [name of competent landlord] ('Competent Landlord')of [address]and to [name of tenant] (‘Tenant of the Flat’)of [address]From [insert name of the...
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Notice to terminate leaseTo: [name of landlord] of [address]Lease dated [insert date] and made between (1) [name of (original) landlord] and (2) [name...
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Pursuant to Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (the '1993 Act'), s 11(3)Tenant's notice requiring information of freeholderTo:...
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Any quantified demand is case specific and so there is no actual preced

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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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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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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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