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The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) Handbook (SRA Handbook 2011) which contains the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Code of Conduct (SRA...
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19th May
Practice notes
Consecrated land—Church of EnglandFor the purposes of this section of this Practice Note, consecrated land means any land or building which has been...
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19th May
Q&As
Should an indemnity covenant in a transfer deed (TR1) require the transferee to indemnify 'the transferor's estate and effects' as well as the...
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19th May
Precedents
[To be printed on Landlord’s letterheaded paper]Our Ref:Date:To: [insert name of Tenant]From: [insert name of previous Landlord] [of [insert address]...
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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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The rule against derogation from grant applies in addition to any obligation of quiet enjoyment. It is not excluded by an express covenant for quiet...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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The Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 (LP(MP)A 1994) sets out a number of covenants to be implied on a disposition of property,...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Fain of Tanfield Chambers 19th May
Practice notes
A ‘mortgage cure’ clause (or ‘mortgagee protection’ clause) provides some protection to lenders in relation to the landlord’s rights to forfeit a...
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19th May
Precedents
Date: [date]Parties1[name of Owner] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is at]...
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19th May
Precedents
date [date]Parties1[name of Seller] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered address is at]...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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Contracts are often drafted on the basis that a condition or conditions must be satisfied before completion takes place (a condition precedent)....
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19th May
Practice notes
A sub-sale is where A contracts to sell a property to B but, before completing the purchase from A, B then contracts to sell the property to C. There...
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19th May
Q&As
The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) is a scheme run by the Law Society which accredits members based upon a recognised quality standard in respect...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May

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Selling or licensing a databaseThis is the effect of regulation 23 of the Copyright and Rights in Databases Regulations 1997 (CRD 1997). CRD 1997 were...
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Produced in partnership with Henry Edwards of 8 New Square 3rd Aug
Q&As
How is the contribution of land by an individual to a joint venture company to be documented?This Q&A assumes that the joint venture will take the...
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1st Aug
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What are the benefits for a shareholder to a joint venture in financing the joint venture company using debt, such as loan note or loans, as opposed...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 1st Aug
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If a property development company buys a residential property, how does it demonstrate it should be charged normal SDLT rates instead of the 15 per...
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31st Jul
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Do you have an agreement that covers the sale of a property (it is a pub) and its business?We refer you to our Precedents that you may be able to...
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31st Jul
Q&As
What is a REIT and are there any issues which need to be considered when lending to a REIT?What is a REIT?REIT stands for 'real estate investment...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Getting the Deal Through: Real Estate 2021Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Australia; Austria; Dominican...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Can an indemnity be provided by email exchange or does it need to be signed as a deed?In contrast to a guarantee, an indemnity is a primary obligation...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
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Where a shareholder transfers shares in a joint venture company which breaches the restrictions contained in the articles of association or...
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31st Jul
Q&As
In what circumstances would a shareholders' agreement in respect of a joint venture need to be filed at Companies House?The requirement to file a...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 31st Jul
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Could you please direct me to drag along and tag along provisions for use in a joint venture?Drag along rights are rights of majority shareholders...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
UK REITs—taxation of the REIT and shareholdersFORTHCOMING CHANGE: Finance Bill 2022 will amend the real estate investment trust (REIT) regime. The...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Shah of Simmons & Simmons and Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax 31st Jul
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Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)—issues in corporate (private M&A) transactionsBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of...
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Produced in partnership with King & Wood Mallesons 31st Jul
Practice notes
Non-resident landlords schemeThe Non-resident Landlords Scheme (NRL Scheme) requires income tax at the basic rate to be deducted from rental payments...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Is there any guidance on how the courts will interpret ‘bona fide arm’s length purchaser’ where shares are transferred pursuant to the exercise of a...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Environmental due diligence—asset purchaseThe purpose of environmental due diligenceThe purpose of environmental due diligence is to:•assess the risk...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 31st Jul
Practice notes
Collective investment schemes—one minute guideThis one minute guide provides a brief summary of the key regulatory requirements for collective...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Is a provision that requires a discount to the fair market value of a defaulting shareholder's shares to be transferred pursuant to an obligatory...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 31st Jul
Q&As
For what purpose would the joint venture company itself become a party to a joint venture shareholders' agreement?It is rare for the joint venture...
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Produced in partnership with Julian Henwood of Gowling WLG 31st Jul
Practice notes
Agricultural partnerships and joint venture agreements—outline of structuresJoint ventures are becoming increasingly popular in the agricultural...
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