Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Property

View Property by content type:

Latest Property News

Featured Property content

Practice notes
A review of Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition) and practical tipsThe Third EditionThe third edition of the Standard Commercial...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
Overriding interests are interests which are binding on property even though they are not shown on the register. They bind both the registered...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
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:...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
A starter tenancy is an assured shorthold tenancy granted by a registered provider of social housing (RP) and is similar to a local authority...
Read More >
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...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Stuart King of Blackadders and Melanie Ballantyne of Blackadders 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...
Read More >
19th May
Precedents
Date [date]Parties1[name of (first) Seller] [and [name of second Seller] both] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales (with company registration...
Read More >
19th May
Practice notes
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...
Read More >
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...
Read More >
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...
Read More >
19th May
Precedents
EXPLANATORY NOTE: IN THIS PRECEDENT, INSERT THE NAME OF THE GUARANTOR WHERE PROMPTED TO DO SO. OTHERWISE, TO KEEP THIS DECLARATION IN LINE WITH THE...
Read More >
19th May
Q&As
The Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 (LP(MP)A 1994) sets out a number of covenants to be implied on a disposition of property,...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Carl Fain of Tanfield Chambers 19th May
Practice notes
See Practice Note: Modification and discharge of restrictive covenants—the statutory route in relation to the statutory route.Express releaseA...
Read More >
19th May

Most recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Property content

Practice notes
Quick guide to landlord’s coronavirus (COVID-19) remediesThis Practice Note sets out the potential options and remedies which may be available to a...
Read More >
24th Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—implications for propertyThis Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners should consider in...
Read More >
24th Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—implications for real estate finance transactionsThis Practice Note sets out the key issues which are relevant to real estate...
Read More >
22nd Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—legislation trackerThis Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the...
Read More >
22nd Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—PlanningThe impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) measures on national and local planning services could cause delay in respect of...
Read More >
22nd Sep
Practice notes
Virtual execution of documentsCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by procedural changes in...
Read More >
17th Sep
Practice notes
Executing documents—deeds and simple contractsThis Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the execution of simple...
Read More >
17th Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for dispute resolutionThis Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners seeking to understand the...
Read More >
15th Sep
Q&As
How do I activate a force majeure provision?There is no judicially accepted definition of the term ‘force majeure’, so what the parties mean by it...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Richard Nicholas of Browne Jacobson 15th Sep
Q&As
Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a...
Read More >
15th Sep
Practice notes
Discharge by frustrationCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
Read More >
15th Sep
Practice notes
Force majeure—consequences and contract dischargeCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see...
Read More >
15th Sep
Practice notes
Reform of UK insolvency lawsBackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a significant impact on businesses around the world, putting many at...
Read More >
15th Sep
Practice notes
Termination and expiry of contractsThis Practice Note provides an overview of contract expiry and of the different causes of termination and ways to...
Read More >
14th Sep
Q&As
My client was due to execute a settlement agreement by deed at our offices. Where that individual is no longer able or willing to travel, can they...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 9th Sep
Practice notes
Powers of attorney in commercial transactionsCommercial lawyers will regularly come across situations where third parties are executing documents as...
Read More >
8th Sep
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)—business interruption insurance claims after the FCA test caseBusiness interruption insurance is typically sold as an extension...
Read More >
2nd Sep
Q&As
How wide is the temporary ban on the use of statutory demands and winding-up petitions to chase outstanding debts from tenants?On 23 April 2020, the...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Stephen Dillion and Farhana Young of Gosschalks 24th Aug
Practice notes
Former tenants, guarantors and overriding leasesThe Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (LT(C)A 1995) controls the liability of former tenants...
Read More >
24th Aug
Q&As
Is it possible to take a statutory declaration by Skype video or similar technology?Statutory declarations are a necessary part of insolvency...
Read More >
Produced in partnership with Philip Patterson of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug

Popular documents