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A review of Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition) and practical tipsThe Third EditionThe third edition of the Standard Commercial...
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19th May
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Overriding interests are interests which are binding on property even though they are not shown on the register. They bind both the registered...
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19th May
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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...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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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:...
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19th May
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A starter tenancy is an assured shorthold tenancy granted by a registered provider of social housing (RP) and is similar to a local authority...
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19th May
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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...
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Produced in partnership with Stuart King of Blackadders and Melanie Ballantyne of Blackadders 19th May
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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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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...
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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...
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19th May
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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...
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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...
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19th May
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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...
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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,...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Fain of Tanfield Chambers 19th May
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See Practice Note: Modification and discharge of restrictive covenants—the statutory route in relation to the statutory route.Express releaseA...
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19th May

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Minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) in the private rented sector—snapshotCoronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a...
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23rd Sep
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23rd Sep
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LTA 1954—terms of the renewal leaseSTOP PRESS: A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC)...
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Produced in partnership with Charlotte Coleman of Winckworth Sherwood 22nd Sep
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Does section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (the ban on business tenants being evicted) apply to tenancies at will and expired leases which have...
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22nd Sep
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Is a periodic tenancy considered a new tenancy at the start of each period so that an existing tenancy is caught by the minimum energy efficiency...
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22nd Sep
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Commercial service charges—a practical lease negotiation guideLandlord’s service charge objectives The landlord’s main concern is to ensure that the...
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21st Sep
Practice notes
CVAs—landlord issues and remediesWhat is a CVA?A company voluntary arrangement (CVA) is an arrangement between a company and its creditors, supervised...
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21st Sep
Q&As
Is the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 relevant in the context of a lease generally?The common law doctrine of privity of contract means...
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17th Sep
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What resources do you have relating to the form of transfer which the tenant sends to the landlord to acquire the freehold reversion to the...
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15th Sep
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Where a rent review date is an anniversary of the term commencement date, which was 29 February in a leap year, how will the review date be...
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13th Sep
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Lease of whole—long at a premium of commercial premisesLR1. Date of the lease[date]LR2. Title Number[s]LR2.1 Landlord's title number[s][title numbers...
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13th Sep
Practice notes
Permitted use, change of use and preventing a competing use — leasesUse by the tenant — IntroductionAs a general proposition, the absence of any...
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8th Sep
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A lease has been granted for a term of more than seven years and to take effect in two months' time, when the current lease expires. When should the...
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8th Sep
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Lease of part—offices LR1. Date of the lease[date]LR2. Title Number(s)LR2.1 Landlord's title number(s)[insert title numbers out of which this lease is...
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5th Sep
Practice notes
Minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES)—non-domestic landlords and tenants—impact on existing and new leasesCoronavirus (COVID-19): The...
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3rd Sep
Q&As
Should a licence to occupy be protected by a UN1 on the servient title or will it enjoy overriding status and not need noting?Nature of a licence to...
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25th Aug
Precedents
Rent deposit deed—charge or trustDate: [date]Parties1[name of Landlord] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number...
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25th Aug
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