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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
Practice notes
An agreement for lease is required where the landlord and tenant cannot enter immediately into the lease itself, but need to know that the other party...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
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 19th May
Q&As
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
The Building Societies Association (BSA) is a trade association which represents mutual lenders and deposit takers in the UK including all 45 UK...
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19th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out the searches that should be carried out prior to completion (pre-completion searches), including priority searches (OS1...
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19th May
Practice notes
Wrongful interference with an easement is a private nuisance. The existence of the easement must be established for a claim to succeed.Not every...
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19th May
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Merger may determine a lease when both the lease and the reversion on that lease become vested in the same person and that person holds both interests...
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19th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Due to the effects and impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), consideration should be given to all longstop dates when drafting and...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Gray of Blackadders and Melanie Ballantyne of Blackadders 19th May
Practice notes
A sub-sale is where A contracts to sell a property to B but, before completing the purchase from A, B then contracts to sell the property to C. There...
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19th May

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How should a secure business tenancy which has become bona vacantia become vested in a Newco and what would the implications be under the Landlord and...
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1st Aug
Q&As
A developer goes into administration, leaving a number of plots unbuilt. The developer had taken deposits from individual buyers in respect of those...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Can a limited company which is in administration execute a Deed of Surrender?Administration is a process under Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act 1986...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 31st Jul
Q&As
What steps can an equitable chargee take to enforce their charge? Question scenarioThis question considers the option open to someone who has signed...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Is it reasonable for a long lease to permit the landlord to forfeit the lease in the event that the tenant becomes insolvent if the lease was not...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 31st Jul
Q&As
Where a commercial tenant goes into administration, will the administrator that is appointed be liable for rent due under an existing lease?STOP...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Q&A—Re-vesting of a dwelling-house following bankruptcyQMy client (an individual) is a bankrupt—is he entitled to have his disclaimed property...
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31st Jul
Q&As
Can a landlord exercise a landlord's break right in a lease during the moratorium when the tenant is in administration?The moratorium is set out in...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 31st Jul
Q&As
A client is in voluntary liquidation and has the benefit of an overage over some land. The liquidation should be finalised shortly. Can the benefit of...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Passfield of Guildhall Chambers 31st Jul
Practice notes
Companies—reviewable transactions—PropertyBackgroundCertain transactions entered into by a company within a specified period before insolvency may be...
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31st Jul
Practice notes
Obtaining a charging order over landThis Practice Note sets out the circumstances in which a charging order over property may be obtained under the...
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31st Jul

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