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What is a rent deposit?A rent deposit is a sum of money that is deposited by a tenant when it takes a lease of premises as security against the...
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19th May
Precedents
You are applying for registration of [insert details of property] at HM Land Registry and as part of that application you must disclose any overriding...
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19th May
Precedents
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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19th May
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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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19th May
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What is an unincorporated association?In Koeppler, an unincorporated association was described as ‘an association of persons bound together by...
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19th May
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Apportioning service charge—the standard conditionsIn sales of investment properties where there are often many occupational tenancies with rental,...
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19th May
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Guide to reviewing certificate of titleCoronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to...
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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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Compulsory first registrationThe buyer of an unregistered freehold or lease with more than seven years unexpired (ie a qualifying estate) has a...
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19th May
Practice notes
A ‘mortgage cure’ clause (or ‘mortgagee protection’ clause) provides some protection to lenders in relation to the landlord’s rights to forfeit a...
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19th May
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An employee who lives in premises owned by their employer in order to perform their duties as an employee and who has exclusive possession of those...
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19th May
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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Whenever a property is sold,...
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19th May
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Merger may determine a lease when both the lease and the reversion on that lease become vested in the same person and that person holds both interests...
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19th May
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The terms ‘mortgage’ and ‘charge’ are often used as though they are interchangeable. Strictly speaking, they are not. Both are security for the...
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19th May
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What is a Quistclose trust?A Quistclose trust is an example of an ‘automatic’ resulting trust, ie a trust which arises where property is transferred...
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19th May

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Who is responsible for the property—SCs?The Standard Conditions of Sale (5th Edn) (5th edition) (SC) reflect the open contract position. They confirm...
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14th Jul
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Who is responsible for the property—SCPCs?Under the Second Edition and Third Edition—2018 Revision of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions...
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14th Jul
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Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)—who administers CIL, when does CIL arise, and when and by whom must CIL be paidCoronavirus (COVID-19): This...
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7th Jul
Precedents
Capital allowances clause—agreement for lease with a landlord’s contribution1Capital allowances1.1In this clause 1:CAA 2001•means Capital Allowances...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Wilson 30th Jun
Practice notes
When do you need an agreement for lease?An agreement for lease is required where the landlord and tenant cannot enter immediately into the lease...
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25th Jun
Precedents
Agreement for lease—developer landlord to carry out major works incorporating the Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition)date...
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24th Jun
Q&As
Is there any benefit to having an agreement for lease where the set completion date is known and no other conditionality or works etc are...
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18th Jun
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Is it possible to assign the benefit of specific parts of a contract as opposed to the whole of it?The starting point is that the benefit of a...
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10th Jun
Q&As
A legal lease of a parking space was granted in 2004, but was not registered by the solicitors who were then acting. Does the lease have to be...
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6th Jun
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Can a tenancy agreement be for life?There is no reason why a tenancy cannot be granted for life. However, a lease for life or lives or for any term of...
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6th Jun
Q&As
Can a deed of surrender of a commercial lease be drafted so that the deed is completed now with the lease actually being surrendered at a...
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6th Jun
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Should a prospective tenant protect its agreement for lease by registering a unilateral notice against the landlord’s title? What are the consequences...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 5th Jun
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What are the consequences of an invalid notice to complete followed by a purported rescission by the serving party?Our Practice Note: Notice to...
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5th Jun
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What remedies are available to a landlord if the tenant fails to complete by the deadline imposed by the tenant's formal notice to complete?Service of...
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5th Jun
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Do you have a Precedent for a clause in a lease requiring a tenant to bear uninsured losses?We do not have a Precedent clause providing for a tenant...
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5th Jun

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