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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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9th Nov
Precedents
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
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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9th Nov
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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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
In Scotland, at common law, a lease does not actually end on the specified expiry date (ish) unless:•either party gives correct and timeous...
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Produced in partnership with Kenneth S Gerber of Mitchells Roberton 12th Jan
Practice notes
Subject to contractIf a party who strikes a bargain wishes to make it clear that it does not intend to enter into a binding contract until a formal...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Official search with priority—registered land or seller’s title pending first registrationHow and when to search?An official search with priority will...
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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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9th Nov
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A benevolent fund is an institution, including a body of trustees, which holds funds on trust for the purpose of relieving poverty amongst a defined...
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9th Nov
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Disposal and devolutionThe equity of redemption arises as soon as the mortgage is made. It is an interest in the land which the mortgagor...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
The Standard Conditions of Sale (SCS), currently in their 5th edition (2018 revision), are a set of standard conditions which are commonly...
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9th Nov
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A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate...
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9th Nov

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CRC Initial Phase (Phase 2)—issues in corporate transactions [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.The CRC...
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Produced in partnership with Angus Evers of Shoosmiths 15th May
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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 15th May
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Land contamination—issues in corporate (private M&A) transactionsWhy is land contamination important in corporate deals?Land contamination concerns...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 15th May
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Carbon issues for corporate transactionsIncreased emphasis on climate change and carbon emissions reduction is affecting corporate transactions. In...
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15th May
Practice notes
Environmental issues when selling a company or businessWhy do environmental issues need to be considered at the outset of a corporate transaction?It...
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15th May
Practice notes
TUPE—issues arising in property transactionsThis Practice Note examines the circumstances in which the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of...
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Produced in partnership with Jenny Andrews of Herbert Smith Freehills 15th May
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Key UK tax issues arising on the sale and purchase of an SPV owning UK commercial propertyTax is a key consideration when selecting an appropriate...
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Produced in partnership with James Meakin of Dentons 15th May
Practice notes
VAT—transfers of a going concern involving land and buildingsThis Practice Note is about the issues that arise on a transfer of a going concern...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 15th May
Practice notes
Warranties and indemnities—share purchaseA share purchase agreement (SPA) will typically include warranties and indemnities given by the seller in...
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15th May
Practice notes
Warranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance in M&A transactionsWarranty and indemnity (W&I) insurance may be used in private company sale and purchase...
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Produced in partnership with Mary Duffy of AIG 15th May
Practice notes
Due diligence—share and asset purchasesThis Practice Note provides an overview of the purpose, nature and scope of the due diligence process that is...
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15th May
Practice notes
Warranties and indemnities—asset purchaseAn asset purchase agreement will typically include warranties and indemnities given by a seller in favour of...
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15th May
Practice notes
Minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) in the private rented sector—snapshotCoronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a...
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13th May
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 12th May
Practice notes
Environmental due diligence—share purchaseThe purpose of environmental due diligenceFor general information on share purchase, see Practice Notes: Due...
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12th May
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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8th Apr
Practice notes
The properties owned by a company can be acquired by one of two methods:•a purchase of assets owned by the company (an asset purchase), or•a purchase...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
Corporate transactions involve a large team of solicitors from a range of disciplines and other specialist professional advisers who must work closely...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
The Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (which received Royal Assent on 26 March 2015):•amends the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
In an asset purchase involving leasehold properties, a property may be assigned in its entirety to the buyer or alternatively a new lease may be...
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8th Apr

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