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notice of [assignment OR transfer]To: [insert name of landlord][of [insert address] OR whose registered office is at [insert address] Company number...
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19th May
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Relating to [freehold OR leasehold] pro...
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19th May
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When property markets suffer a downturn, commercial tenants with properties that are surplus to requirements face significant difficulties in...
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19th May
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Date [insert date of deed]Parties1[Insert name] of [insert address] (Landlord)2[Insert name] of [insert address] (Tenant)3[Insert name] of [insert...
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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
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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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What is a disclosure letter?A disclosure letter is a letter from a seller to a buyer containing both general and specific disclosures as well as a...
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19th May
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What is a letter of non-crystallisation?A letter of non-crystallisation is required by a buyer’s/lender’s solicitor to confirm that:•a floating charge...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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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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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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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
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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Whenever a property is sold,...
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19th May
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What is a Quistclose trust?A Quistclose trust is an example of an ‘automatic’ resulting trust, ie a trust which arises where property is transferred...
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Sustainable drainage systems (SuDS)Introduction to SuDSIn a natural setting, rainfall will be intercepted by vegetation or infiltrated into the...
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Produced in partnership with Dr Paul Ellis of GeoSmart Information Ltd 26th Jul
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Water pollution—remediationWater pollution from contaminated sites, discharges from industrial processes or sewage treatment works or accidental...
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26th Jul
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Land contamination—issues in construction projectsManaging contaminated land liabilities is an important consideration in construction projects....
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 26th Jul
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Subsidence and sinkholesIntroduction to subsidenceSubsidence occurs when the ground underneath a structure is unable to support it effectively.Many...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Goodall of Groundsure 26th Jul
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Contaminated land—category four screening levelsWhat are Category 4 Screening Levels?Category 4 Screening Levels (C4SL) provide technical guidance for...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Czarnecki of Earth, Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd 26th Jul
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Contaminated land—interaction with other regimesContaminated land'Land contamination' is a general term used to describe any land that may be...
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26th Jul
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Flooding—flood risk and developmentIntroduction to flood riskThe UK has a legacy of development within areas at risk of flooding from river, surface...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental Ltd and Burges Salmon 22nd Jul
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Waste exemptions—a property and construction focusCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Environment Agency (EA) has published a series of temporary COVID-19...
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Produced in partnership with RSK 20th Jul
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Waste offencesWaste offencesThe regulation of waste is governed by Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990), and the Environmental...
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20th Jul
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Landfills—key waste issuesIntroductionThe UK generated 221 million tonnes of total waste in 2016 with England responsible for 85% of this total. UK...
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Produced in partnership with Argyll Environmental UK and Dr Louise Smail at Fisher Scoggins Waters LLP 6th Jul
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Enhanced capital allowancesWhat is an enhanced capital allowance?An enhanced capital allowance (ECA) is a tax relief for businesses on their...
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30th Jun
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Environmental damage—remediation and other noticesEnvironmental damage attracts liability under the environmental damage regime (EDR) and comes from...
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Produced in partnership with Begonia Filgueira FIEMA of Acuity Legal 28th Jun
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Pie crust leaseLR1. Date of the lease[date]LR2. Title Number(s)LR2.1 Landlord's title number(s)[title numbers out of which this lease is granted....
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25th Jun
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Agricultural nitrate pollution preventionBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period...
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25th Jun
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Water pollution—potential liabilitiesWater pollutionWater pollution can kill fish and aquatic life, impact drinking supplies, reduce water quality and...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 24th Jun
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Species ProtectionBrexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the...
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24th Jun
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Environmental issues and agricultural landDevelopments Sustainable farming plansIn November 2020, the Government published The Path to Sustainable...
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Produced in partnership with Stephanie Kerr and Tim Champney of Argyll Environmental 22nd Jun
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Non-statutory designated areasConserving biodiversitySection 40 of the Natural Environment and Rural Communities Act 2006 (NERCA 2006) places a duty...
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21st Jun
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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 16th Jun
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Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs)What is a Site of Special Scientific Interest?Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) give legal...
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