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There does not appear to be any evidence that an employee of the chargee cannot witness the chargor’s signature.Practice Note: Property deeds—use and...
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19th May
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What is an authorised guarantee agreement (AGA)?Under an authorised guarantee agreement (AGA), an outgoing tenant guarantees some or all of the...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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A covenant is a form of contract. Under the doctrine of privity of contract the rights and liabilities created by a contract will bind the parties to...
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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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Land charges are registered to protect the interests, in unregistered land, of a person who does not hold the title deeds and thus cannot physically...
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19th May
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Guide to reviewing certificate of titleCoronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to...
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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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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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The Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (LT(C)A 1995) controls the liability of former tenants and their guarantors for rent and service charge...
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19th May
Precedents
Date: [date]Parties1[name of Owner] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is at]...
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19th May
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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
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Contracts are often drafted on the basis that a condition or conditions must be satisfied before completion takes place (a condition precedent)....
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19th May

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Unfair relationshipsJurisdictionSection 140(A) of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (CCA 1974) allows the court to reopen a credit agreement on the ground...
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5th Jun
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratoriumThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserted Part A1 into the Insolvency...
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5th Jun
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5th Jun
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What happens to a lease when the tenant's liquidator disclaims?This Practice Note covers what happens to a lease on disclaimer and the effect of...
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5th Jun
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County court administration ordersEligibilityPart VI of the County Courts Act 1984 (CCA 1984) introduces a new form of administration procedure for...
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5th Jun
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Bankruptcy and the family home—equity of exoneration, anti-avoidance and re-vestingEquity of exonerationWhere the property of a spouse is charged in...
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5th Jun
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5th Jun
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Effect of the debtor's death on an insolvency processWhat happens when a debtor dies?A person may die insolvent. Their estate will be insolvent where...
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Produced in partnership with David Nicholls of Landmark Chambers 5th Jun
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Environmental issues on insolvencyCoronavirus (COVID-19): the coronavirus pandemic has caused the UK to expedite new insolvency provisions, both of a...
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5th Jun
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Compulsory liquidationCoronavirus (COVID-19): the coronavirus pandemic has caused the UK to expedite new insolvency provisions, both of a temporary...
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5th Jun
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CVAs and 'guarantee stripping'Coronavirus (COVID-19): the coronavirus pandemic has caused the UK to expedite new insolvency provisions, both of a...
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5th Jun
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5th Jun
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Debt relief orders (DROs)IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into...
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Produced in partnership with Simon Passfield of Guildhall Chambers 5th Jun
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Voluntary liquidationCoronavirus (COVID-19): the coronavirus pandemic has caused the UK to expedite new insolvency provisions, both of a temporary and...
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5th Jun
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Bona vacantia and company propertyDissolutionA company is dissolved (or deemed dissolved) following:•liquidation•administration•striking off its name...
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5th Jun
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Bankruptcy and co-ownershipWhen a bankruptcy order is made, a bankrupt’s property normally automatically vests in the Official Receiver/trustee in...
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5th Jun
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Insolvency for property disputes lawyersCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the...
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5th Jun
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Liability of subtenant when a lease is disclaimedA tenant’s liabilities under the lease come to an end upon disclaimer by a liquidator or a trustee in...
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5th Jun
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Registration of a charging order over landIntroductionA charging order over land must be protected by registration at every stage of the process of...
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5th Jun

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