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Effect of appointmentA fixed charge receiver is appointed under a legal charge or mortgage and only has power to deal with and dispose of the charged...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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This Deed is made on [insert date]PARTIES1[insert name of the owner of the Servient Land] [ of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales...
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9th Nov
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[To be printed on Landlord’s letterheaded paper]Our Ref:Date:To: [insert name of Tenant]From: [insert name of previous Landlord] [of [insert address]...
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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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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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9th Nov
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The ‘ad medium filum’ rule is a rebuttable presumption that an owner of land which abuts either:•a public or private highway, or•a non-tidal river or...
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9th Nov
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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 12th Jan
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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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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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Damages or injunction — the testThe primary remedy for breach of a restrictive covenant is a permanent injunction to restrain the breach. However, the...
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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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Millett LJ subdivided types of constructive trust into two categories, distinguishing between:•the constructive trust proper, where equity intervenes...
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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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Is there any saving provision under the current SDLT holiday rules for a transaction which has exchanged before 31 March 2021 but which completes...
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13th May
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Reform of UK insolvency lawsBackgroundThe coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has had a significant impact on businesses around the world, putting many at...
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11th May
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Discharge by frustrationCoronavirus (COVID-19): In addition to the below content on force majeure generally, see also:•Coronavirus (COVID-19)...
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11th May
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This Practice Note tracks domestic legislation introduced as part of the UK government’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It includes...
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10th May
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This Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners should consider in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, including the...
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7th May
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Unlike conventional perils such as fire or flood, an outbreak of a virus cannot so easily be located at a particular place and time. The 2020...
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Produced in partnership with James Beeton of 12 King's Bench Walk and Cressida Mawdesley-Thomas of 12 King's Bench Walk 5th May
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has profound implications across the global economy and poses an existential threat to many businesses. This...
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5th May
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This Practice Note sets out the key issues which are relevant to real estate finance during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.For information on the...
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4th May
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This Practice Note sets out the potential options and remedies which may be available to a landlord in dealing with a defaulting tenant, how these may...
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30th Apr
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FORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Telecommunications Infrastructure (Leasehold Property) Act 2021 (TI(LP)A 2021) came into force on 15 March 2021 for the...
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22nd Apr
Precedents
Definitions (General)Competent Authority•any authority which has jurisdiction in relation to the Property, its occupation or use;Lockdown•any period...
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21st Apr
Precedents
Definitions (General)Competent Authority•any authority which has jurisdiction in relation to the Property, its occupation or use;Lockdown•any period...
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21st Apr
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This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners seeking to understand the fast-moving changes to civil court processes and...
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20th Apr
Practice notes
Commercial lawyers will regularly come across situations where third parties are executing documents as an attorney on behalf of another person and...
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20th Apr
Q&As
Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) grants security of tenure to business tenants unless its provisions are contracted out. This...
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19th Apr
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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16th Apr
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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...
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13th Apr
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IntroductionThis Practice Note looks at the use of virtual and electronic signatures in property transactions and considers some of the practical...
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13th Apr

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