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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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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 ‘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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There are three different ways by which an easement can be implied at common law:•necessity•intended use•the rule in Wheeldon v BurrowsThe implied...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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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9th Nov
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When transferring an interest in land, any fixtures form part of the land and are transferred with it, unless there is express provision to the...
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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
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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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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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9th Nov
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Effect of appointmentA fixed charge receiver is appointed under a legal charge or mortgage and only has power to deal with and dispose of the charged...
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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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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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9th Nov
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Joint insuranceJoint insurance arises where two or more people insure separate insurable interests in the same property with the same insurer under a...
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9th Nov

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What is fly-tipping?Fly-tipping is the illegal deposit of waste. It can cause pollution, harm to human health and can affect the amenity of the area....
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19th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 19th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 16th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 16th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Burman of Schofield Sweeney 13th Apr
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Waste offencesThe regulation of waste is governed by Part II of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990), and the Environmental Permitting...
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12th Apr
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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9th Apr
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The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC Scheme) was a mandatory emissions trading scheme in the UK that aims to cut carbon dioxide emissions and improve...
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9th Apr
Precedents
DefinitionsEnvironment• all or any of the following media:(a)air (including air within buildings or other structures and whether below or above...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 9th Apr
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 8th Apr
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Who may be liable?Anyone who is an 'appropriate person' may be liable for remediation of contaminated land under Part IIA of the Environmental...
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8th Apr
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IntroductionThe Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) requirements require the assessment of 'plans or projects' that may have a 'likely significant...
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8th Apr
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The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) sets out strong protections of the green belt. It notes that the government attaches great importance to...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 8th Apr
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IntroductionThere are two systems of drainage in relation to development:•foul water, and•surface waterEach of these has above-ground and underground...
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8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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8th Apr
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What is a Site of Special Scientific Interest?Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) give legal protection to the best sites for wildlife and...
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8th Apr
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The EU Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (OJ L 206, 22.7.1992) (EU Habitats Directive), as it continues to have effect in the EU aims to promote the...
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8th Apr
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IntroductionPlanning applications have to be determined in accordance with the development plan, unless material considerations indicate otherwise....
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8th Apr
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IntroductionThe adoption of sewers is the process by which sewers are vested in the sewerage undertaker or appointed sewerage company and subsequently...
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Produced in partnership with Celina Colquhoun of 39 Essex Chambers 8th Apr
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The fundamental aim of green belt policy is to prevent urban sprawl by keeping land permanently open. The essential characteristics of green belts are...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 8th Apr

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