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The second edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions came into force on 1 June 2004 and these conditions are incorporated into many...
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9th Nov
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What is a headline rent?In a falling market, landlords frequently offer tenants financial inducements to take a lease in order to maintain the level...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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The ‘ad medium filum’ rule is a rebuttable presumption that an owner of land which abuts either:•a public or private highway, or•a non-tidal river or...
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9th Nov
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TrespassTrespass is the unlawful presence of a person on land in the possession of another. The ownership of land includes the airspace above it....
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An adaptable Word version of this Precedent can be saved, downloaded or printed from this link:Completion statement—saleThis Precedent is a template...
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9th Nov
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1 The Grantor grants to the Grantee the right for the Grantee and his successors in title as owners or occupiers for the time being of...
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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The Third EditionThe third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017. It is an update to Standard...
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9th Nov
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Nature of an easementAn easement is an incorporeal right enjoyed by the owner of a legal estate (dominant tenement) over land in the ownership of...
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9th Nov
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A good marketable title is shown where a seller is able to deduce a good title to the property he has contracted to sell. The seller is not required...
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9th Nov
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This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[name of person releasing the covenants] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak....
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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For general information on Guernsey, see Practice Note: Private Client jurisdictional guide—Guernsey.Guernsey as a trust jurisdictionWhilst there are...
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Produced in partnership with Gavin Ferguson of Ogier 15th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the special stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rules which apply when an interest in land is transferred to a partnership from one...
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15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the VAT treatment of partnerships, joint ventures and other entities in the context of property development and...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th Jan
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This Practice Note is about the issues that arise on a transfer of a going concern involving land and buildings.A transfer of a going concern (TOGC)...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the specific stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rules which apply to property investment partnerships (PIPs). It explains the...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Griffin 15th Jan
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Produced in partnership with James Meakin of Dentons 15th Jan
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This Practice Note gives details of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) anti-avoidance rules and SDLT reliefs which apply specifically to transactions of...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Griffin 15th Jan
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This Practice Note sets out the general treatment of partnerships for stamp duty land tax (SDLT) purposes, including what amounts to a partnership for...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Griffin 15th Jan
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This Practice Note explains the special stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rules which apply when an interest in land is transferred from a partnership to a...
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The regime for property authorised investment funds (PAIFs, or as HMRC use in regulations and their published guidance, Property AIFs)) was introduced...
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This Agreement is made on [insert date] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of first shareholder] incorporated in England and Wales under number...
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15th Jan
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This Agreement is made on [insert date] 20[insert year]Parties1[Insert name of first shareholder] incorporated in England and Wales under number...
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Practice notes
An asset or share purchase agreement will typically include warranties and indemnities given by a seller in favour of a buyer.A warranty is a...
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15th Jan
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Choosing a structureUnless promoted by a single entity (whether or not with mortgage funding) many developments take place through collaboration. This...
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15th Jan
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The Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010) came into force on 1 July 2011. BA 2010 repealed and replaced the common law offence of bribery and various statutory...
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15th Jan
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Key differences in the legal risk profile, compared to a direct property purchaseIn general, the intention of a person buying the shares in an SPV...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Sutton of L C N Legal 15th Jan
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In order to protect their respective interests, parties to a joint venture frequently arrange their voting rights or construct other control...
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15th Jan
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Why sell and lease back?Release capitalA sale and leaseback transaction allows an owner of real estate to unlock capital. In its most basic form the...
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15th Jan
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The properties owned by a company can be acquired by one of two methods:•a purchase of assets owned by the company, or•a purchase of shares in the...
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