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A review of Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition) and practical tipsThe Third EditionThe third edition of the Standard Commercial...
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19th May
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Overriding interests are interests which are binding on property even though they are not shown on the register. They bind both the registered...
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19th May
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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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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
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A deed (such as a TR1) is valid and binding if the essential ingredients of execution as a deed, attestation and delivery as a deed are all present:...
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19th May
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A starter tenancy is an assured shorthold tenancy granted by a registered provider of social housing (RP) and is similar to a local authority...
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19th May
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Ownership, leasing or any other permitted use of land normally requires access to it to obtain the benefit of the land. The public are allowed to use...
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Produced in partnership with Stuart King of Blackadders and Melanie Ballantyne of Blackadders 19th May
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Generally, the tenant remains liable for the rent even though the premises have become unusable. Consequently, leases normally contain a provision...
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19th May
Precedents
Date [date]Parties1[name of (first) Seller] [and [name of second Seller] both] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales (with company registration...
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19th May
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No suspension impliedA suspension of rent is not implied even where the tenant pays the cost of insurance. The tenant remains liable for the rent even...
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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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Defects in design, faulty installation or the use of inappropriate or inadequate materials when building a property can lead to significant problems...
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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
Q&As
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
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See Practice Note: Modification and discharge of restrictive covenants—the statutory route in relation to the statutory route.Express releaseA...
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19th May

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Where property is expressed to be subject to Lammas rights, what are these rights, how do they affect the owner’s ability to deal with their property...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 10th Aug
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What rights does a local authority have to grant an easement for vehicular access over a village green to a developer and what procedure does the...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 10th Aug
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Town and village greens—making an application to register a TVGRegistration authoritiesApplications for registration of a town and village green (TVG)...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 10th Aug
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Creation and registration of common landWhat is common land?The term ‘common land’ usually includes all land which is subject to rights of common, ie...
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10th Aug
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Town or village greens—property developmentRegistration of land as a town or village green (TVG) can prevent its development and greatly restrict its...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 10th Aug
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Common land and regulation of worksImportance of common landDefra guidance advises that common land can deliver a range of benefits...
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10th Aug
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Town and village greens—registration, rectification, correction and deregistrationThis Practice Note deals with amendments to the register of town and...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 9th Aug
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What is a town or village green?The existence of a town or village green (TVG) may restrict or even prevent development. It is a criminal offence to...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 9th Aug

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