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How should the money be transmitted?Most contracts relating to commercial property incorporate either the second or third editions of the Standard...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
Precedents
An adaptable Word version of this Precedent can be saved, downloaded or printed from this link:Completion statement—saleThis Precedent is a template...
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9th Nov
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Sale by a mortgagee destroys the equity of redemption in the mortgaged property. The sale defeats the rights of all subsequent incumbrancers, whose...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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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9th Nov
Practice notes
TrespassTrespass is the unlawful presence of a person on land in the possession of another. The ownership of land includes the airspace above it....
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9th Nov
Precedents
[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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
The third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017 a...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate...
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9th Nov

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Precedents
dated [date]parties1[name of the Company] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with Company registration number [number] whose registered office...
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7th May
Precedents
This agreement is made the [insert date] day of [insert month and year] Between [owners of property] of [insert address] (the ‘Owners’) and [managing...
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7th May
Q&As
Under LTA 1987, s 1, a landlord is prohibited from making a relevant disposal affecting any premises to which LTA 1987, Pt I applies without first...
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5th May
Practice notes
STOP PRESS: A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC) are transferred to the First-tier...
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Produced in partnership with Charlotte Coleman of Winckworth Sherwood 29th Apr
Practice notes
Status of the Lease Code 2020The Code for leasing business premises, RICS professional statement 2020 (the Lease Code 2020) is effective from 1...
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29th Apr
Practice notes
Statutory compensation—which grounds are compensatable?Under section 37 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), the tenant is entitled to...
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28th Apr
Practice notes
STOP PRESS: A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC) are transferred to the First-tier...
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28th Apr
Practice notes
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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28th Apr
Q&As
Tenants should be aware that if their property is rated as being below the required energy efficiency level by 2018, then it is likely that they will...
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28th Apr
Q&As
A lease may contain an option to renew, giving the tenant the right to demand a further term on expiry of the existing one. An option to renew is...
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28th Apr
Q&As
Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) applies to give security of tenure to tenants occupying premises for the purpose of a business,...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 28th Apr
Practice notes
STOP PRESS: A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC) are transferred to the First-tier...
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27th Apr
Q&As
A commercial tenancy within its fixed term can be ended only by mutual agreement (the landlord accepting a surrender), possession proceedings or...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 27th Apr
Q&As
This Q&A relates to non-domestic property.Is a periodic tenancy considered a new tenancy at the start of each period so that an existing tenancy is...
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27th Apr

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