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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 implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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9th Nov
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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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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
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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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9th Nov
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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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[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
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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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What is a rent deposit?A rent deposit is a sum of money that is deposited by a tenant when it takes a lease of premises as security against the...
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9th Nov
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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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Manorial rights are relics of the feudal system of land tenure. They can still exist in relation to land that:•is former copyhold land, or•was...
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9th Nov
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Nature of mortgages and chargesMortgages and charges are distinct forms of security. A mortgage can be legal or equitable and involves the transfer of...
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9th Nov
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The third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017 a...
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9th Nov
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Resulting trusts represent one of the three types of trust which do not require to be declared or evidenced in writing. The others are constructive...
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9th Nov
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On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title...
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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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This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It relates to the insurance mediation regime applying to law firms before 1 October 2018....
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5th May
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Parties1[insert name of licensor] [of [insert address] OR company number [insert company number] whose registered office is at [insert address]] (the...
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12th Apr
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Introduction to flood searchesFlooding has become an increasing environmental risk in the UK, with significant impacts for homeowners and businesses....
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental and Burges Salmon 9th Mar
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Due diligence in contaminated land transactionsLambson Fine Chemicals Ltd v Merlion Capital Housing Ltd [2008] All ER (D) 116 (Feb) highlights the...
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9th Mar
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Why is environmental insurance relevant?Environmental insurance is designed to provide protection to the insured from pollution or environmental...
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Produced in partnership with Duncan Spencer of EDIA Ltd 9th Mar
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How does the fracking process work?Shale gas extraction or hydraulic fracturing ('fracking') is the process whereby water and chemicals are pumped...
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9th Mar
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Environmental insurance is now considered a standard tool in the management of environmental risks, both for operational businesses and in many...
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Produced in partnership with Duncan Spencer of EDIA Ltd 9th Mar
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Legal requirementsThere is a legal presumption that any non-domestic buildings (and the common parts of domestic buildings) whose construction was...
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9th Mar
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What is a phase 1 audit?Phase 1 environmental audits involve an independent review of an organisation’s environmental law compliance and management...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd 9th Mar
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Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) are industry standard pre-contract enquiries used in commercial property transactions. CPSEs are...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 9th Mar
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Background to the schemeThe Association of British Insurers (ABI) and the government had an agreement, known as the Statement of Principles (SoP), in...
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Produced in partnership with Groundsure and Burges Salmon 9th Mar
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Purchasers, sellers, landlords and tenants should all be aware of the common law principle ‘caveat emptor’ meaning 'let the buyer beware', as the...
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Produced in partnership with RSK 9th Mar
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A number of environmental liability issues can arise in property transactions. See Practice Notes: Environmental issues in property...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 9th Mar
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What is an intrusive site investigation?An intrusive (phase 2) site investigation is an investigation undertaken by geotechnical and geo-environmental...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd 9th Mar
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Environmental insuranceEnvironmental insurance is a risk transfer solution to indemnify the insured against losses arising as a result of potential...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd 9th Mar
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The Law Society first issued its practice note on flood risk on 23 May 2013 due to the increasing risk properties face from flooding and the knock on...
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9th Mar
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Environmental insurance is a useful way of managing environmental risks stemming from the work carried out by contractors and consultants. For more on...
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Produced in partnership with Duncan Spencer of EDIA 9th Mar
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Why use environmental consultants?Environmental consultants work in a wide range of areas in regulating, controlling and preventing air, land and...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd 9th Mar
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The purpose of environmental due diligenceThe purpose of environmental due diligence is to:•assess the risk of inheriting any contaminated land...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 9th Mar
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The need for environmental insuranceDevelopment of brownfield or redeveloped land has the potential to increase the value of a client’s property....
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Produced in partnership with Duncan Spencer of EDIA Ltd 9th Mar

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