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In the absence of an express provision in the lease (which is rare), a landlord has an absolute right to refuse consent to alterations outside the demise. Definition of...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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Break conditions must be strictly complied with. If a condition provides that any outstanding rent is paid up, the tenant must make sure that it is paid in full and on...

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A tenant's right to break is often conditional on compliance with covenants. The extent to which those conditions must be satisfied depends on whether they are absolute...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed in light of the revised Draft Withdrawal Agreement dated 17 October 2019. In the interim, for further general guidance on...

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The principle of subrogation Subrogation is the right of an insurer, once it has made payment to its insured for loss covered by an insurance policy, to ‘step into the...

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Repair and improvements A tenant will not generally be expected to pay for the landlord to upgrade or improve its property as opposed to repairing it. The length of a...

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The court may imply an obligation on the landlord to provide certain services in the absence of an express covenant to do so. Where a landlord takes the benefit of a...

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The current competition regime (Competition Act 1998) prohibits:CA 1998, s 18 • anti-competitive agreements (Chapter I) • abuse of a dominant position...

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The Groceries Market Investigation (Controlled Land) Order 2010 made by the Competition Commission (whose functions were transferred to the Competition and Markets...

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What is an agreement on liabilities? Parties to a transaction may decide to address the allocation of known or potential remediation costs under the Environmental...

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Determining liability Enforcing authorities should follow the five step procedure set out in the statutory guidance for determining liability under the Environmental...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can be varied in...

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Side letters to contracts are often used: • before exchange to make late alterations to the terms of a contract where the main document cannot easily be...

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Under the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 (LP(MP)A 1994), the seller will normally provide covenants for title, in standard form, by...

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