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Transfer of partPrecedent transferAn adaptable Word version of the precedent form TP1 can be downloaded, saved or printed from this link:Drafting...
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9th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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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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The rule against derogation from grant applies in addition to any obligation of quiet enjoyment. It is not excluded by an express covenant for quiet...
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9th Nov
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Subject to contractIf a party who strikes a bargain wishes to make it clear that it does not intend to enter into a binding contract until a formal...
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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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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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9th Nov
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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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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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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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The Standard Conditions of Sale (SCS), currently in their 5th edition (2018 revision), are a set of standard conditions which are commonly...
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9th Nov

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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4th May
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28th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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14th Apr
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What is chancel repair liability?Chancel repair liability is an ancient interest which potentially benefits pre-Reformation churches in England and...
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14th Apr
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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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Law Society practice notes clarify the Law Society's position on good practice in relation to particular issues and areas of law but are not intended...
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8th Apr
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The Commercial Property Standard Enquiries(CPSEs) are a suite of documents prepared by members of the London Property Support Lawyers Group (LPSLG)...
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8th Apr
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What additional searches should be undertaken?More specific searches and enquiries may be required depending on the property location, its surrounding...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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This Practice Note looks at misrepresentation, misstatement and non-disclosure in property transactions. It covers a seller’s liability for replies...
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8th Apr
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The following enquiries before contract are commonly raised by sellers in residential conveyancing:•TA6—Property Info...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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The Local Authority search is a search of the Local Authority’s records in respect of the property. It is made up of three forms: LLC1, CON29 and...
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8th Apr
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A caution against first registration (referred to as the ‘caution’ throughout this Practice Note) is a means of protecting an interest in unregistered...
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8th Apr
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Compulsory first registrationThe buyer of an unregistered freehold or lease with more than seven years unexpired (ie a qualifying estate) has a...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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Land Charges searches are not required for dealings with registered land, but if you are acting for a lender in connection with a charge over an...
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8th Apr
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UK FinanceAs of 1 July 2017, the finance and banking industry operating in the UK is represented by a new trade association called UK Finance. It has...
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8th Apr
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Stamp dutyCheck that each document prior to 1 December 2003 has been correctly stamped. Where necessary, ask the seller to apply for late stamping at...
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8th Apr

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