Key developments and horizon scanning

Key developments and horizon scanning guidance:

This Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners should consider in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, including the new protections to...

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The UK government has provided guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK and advises certain groups of people to self-isolate to reduce the transmission of...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also: • Coronavirus (COVID-19) toolkit—Contracts • Coronavirus (COVID-19) and...

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A contract may be frustrated if an unforeseen event occurs after the contract is formed and: • as a result of that event: ◦ the contract becomes impossible to perform...

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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple contracts and deeds. It considers the key differences between deeds and...

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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 after assignment of a...

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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations. Time is generally not of the essence for completion...

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Notice to complete To: [insert recipient's name and address] Property: [insert property details] We: 1 refer to the contract dated [insert date] by which you agreed to...

Precedents

Notice to complete To: [insert recipient's name and address] Property: [insert property details] We: 1 refer to the contract dated [insert date] by which you agreed to...

Precedents

Notice to Former Tenant or Guarantor of Intention to Recover Fixed Charge (Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995, Section 17) To: [insert full name of tenant or...

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Commercial lawyers will regularly come across situations where third parties are executing documents as an attorney on behalf of another person and may be required to put...

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This year’s annual round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. This includes publication of the Third...

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Once a development occurs, it is then moved to the relevant archive: • Property key future developments tracker—2020 archive • Property key future developments...

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The Property key future developments tracker tracks key upcoming developments of interest to property lawyers. Once a development occurs, it is moved into the archive for...

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Appeal cases What happened?When?Find out more Rectification of a registered title—mistake Antoine (Administrator of the estate of Joseph Antoine deceased) v Barclays Bank...

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Appeal cases What’s happening?When?Find out more Town and village greens — registration and statutory incompatibility R (on the application of Lancashire County Council)...

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Appeal cases What happened?When?Find out more Overlooked property — nuisance and human rights Fearn and others v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery [2020] EWCA Civ...

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Repudiation of a contract occurs where one party communicates to the other (through words or conduct) that they no longer intend to be bound by it, usually by committing...

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Rescission can either mean a contract is discharged by breach, or that a contract is treated as if it never existed—known as rescission ab initio. This Practice Note...

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Buyer’s right to return A buyer’s right to the return of their deposit is a legal right arising out of breach of contract by the seller. The fact that the buyer has, by...

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[To be printed on landlord’s letterheaded paper] Your Ref: Our Ref: Date: From: [insert full name of Landlord][ of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales...

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[To be printed on landlord’s letterheaded paper] Your Ref: Our Ref: Date: From: [insert full name of Landlord][ of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales...

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Side letters are often used: • to make arrangements and grant concessions (eg in relation to the permitted use, the standards of repair or rental concessions), or • to...

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If a party to a property agreement fails to comply with its obligations, the other party may wish to apply for an order for specific performance. Specific performance is...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to discharge a contract, including their practical and...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak....

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