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Agreements for sale of commercial propertyThe Standard Commercial Property Conditions (First Edition) were published in May 1999. At that stage it had...
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19th May
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Severance is the process by which a joint tenancy is converted into a tenancy in common. It is a matter of evidence whether severance has...
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19th May
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This Deed is made on [insert date]PARTIES1[insert name of the owner of the Servient Land] [ of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Vitiation of an insurance policyAn insurance policy may be vitiated (or invalidated) if the insured:•misrepresents or fails to disclose any material...
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19th May
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1Change of control1.1In this clause the following definitions apply:Authorised Controller[s]•[[name] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with...
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19th May
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Apportioning service charge—the standard conditionsIn sales of investment properties where there are often many occupational tenancies with rental,...
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19th May
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Land charges are registered to protect the interests, in unregistered land, of a person who does not hold the title deeds and thus cannot physically...
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19th May
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Is the agreement a grazing licence or farm business tenancy?What is a grazing licence?A grazing licence is an agreement under which a landowner allows...
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19th May
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EXPLANATORY NOTE: IN THIS PRECEDENT, INSERT THE NAME OF THE GUARANTOR WHERE PROMPTED TO DO SO. OTHERWISE, TO KEEP THIS DECLARATION IN LINE WITH THE...
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19th May
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The Building Societies Association (BSA) is a trade association which represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 45 UK...
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19th May
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Whether a tenant has yielded up, with or without vacant possession, is a question of fact and degree. Most modern leases contain an express covenant...
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19th May
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Compulsory first registrationThe buyer of an unregistered freehold or lease with more than seven years unexpired (ie a qualifying estate) has a...
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19th May
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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Whenever a property is sold,...
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19th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Due to the effects and impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), consideration should be given to all longstop dates when drafting and...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Gray of Blackadders and Melanie Ballantyne of Blackadders 19th May
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The terms ‘mortgage’ and ‘charge’ are often used as though they are interchangeable. Strictly speaking, they are not. Both are security for the...
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19th May

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Executing documents—deeds and simple contractsThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple...
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30th Jul
Precedents
Guide to executing deeds and documents in property transactionsThis Precedent sets out precedent execution clauses for the types of entities most...
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8th Jul
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Remote execution of documents in property transactions—virtual and electronic signaturesIntroductionThis Practice Note looks at the use of virtual and...
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7th Jul
Q&As
What is the execution clause for the transfer of land, title vested in the governing body of a school (it is a foundation school)?Where a school is a...
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6th Jun
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Is a lease valid if it is missing the signature of the tenant? Would the position change if there is a subsequent deed of variation entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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What form of execution clause should be used for a deed to be executed by executors following a grant of probate?HM Land Registry Practice Guide 8:...
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5th Jun
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My company needs to enter into a document as a deed but everyone is working from home. Is it possible to execute a deed by virtual means?Many...
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5th Jun
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Property deeds—use and execution of deeds in property transactionsIntroductionThis Practice Note looks at when deeds are required in property...
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5th Jun
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Probate and transferring landOrdinarily, a transfer of land must be made by deed. However, where:•the estate of a deceased person includes a legal or...
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5th Jun
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If I can’t meet the people I am contracting with to sign a contract, how do I execute a contract by virtual means?Many businesses are closing their...
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5th Jun
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Executing deeds and documents in property transactions—charitiesIncorporated v unincorporated charitiesThere are currently a number of incorporated or...
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5th Jun
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Formalities where an overseas company is buying, selling or leasing land in England and WalesThe fact that an overseas company is a seller, buyer,...
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5th Jun
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Side letters to leasesSide letters are often used:•to make arrangements and grant concessions (eg in relation to the permitted use, the standards of...
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5th Jun
Precedents
Option 1—contract signed on behalf of an overseas company, where the authorised signatory is an individual Signed by [insert name...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—deed executed by each partner in the presence of a witness Executed as a deed by [insert name of partner] for and on...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—deed executed by a limited liability partnership under its common seal, where the limited liability partnership agreement...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—contract signed on behalf of a limited liability partnership Signed by [insert name of member or other authorised...
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26th Sep
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Option 1—deed executed by an individual general partner in the presence of a witness Executed as a deed by [insert name of...
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26th Sep

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