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Nature of mortgages and chargesMortgages and charges are distinct forms of security. A mortgage can be legal or equitable and involves the transfer of...
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9th Nov
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Official search with priority—registered land or seller’s title pending first registrationHow and when to search?An official search with priority will...
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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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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
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
Precedents
1 The Grantor grants to the Grantee the right for the Grantee and his successors in title as owners or occupiers for the time being of...
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9th Nov
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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
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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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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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The Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) Handbook (SRA Handbook 2011) which contains the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s Code of Conduct (SRA...
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9th Nov
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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
The Third EditionThe third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017. It is an update to Standard...
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9th Nov
Precedents
This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[name of person releasing the covenants] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
Joint insuranceJoint insurance arises where two or more people insure separate insurable interests in the same property with the same insurer under a...
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9th Nov

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Precedents
STOP PRESS: THE NEW ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS CODE CAME INTO FORCE ON 28 DECEMBER 2017. THIS PRECEDENT IS DRAFTED IN THE CONTEXT OF THE PREVIOUS CODE...
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9th Apr
Practice notes
Pressure to secure a new letting often leads to the suggestion of early access on the basis of a licence or tenancy at will. The principal risk of...
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8th Apr
Practice notes
Where a tenant holds over after the expiry of an existing tenancy, it is an open question whether the circumstances (including any payment of rent)...
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8th Apr
Q&As
By its nature, a licence is a personal contractual arrangement between the parties. Therefore, a genuine car parking licence would be personal to the...
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Produced in partnership with Emily Lam of Collyer Bristow 7th Apr
Precedents
This Agreement is made on [date] between:•[name], whose [address/registered office] is at [address] (the ‘Grantor’); and where applicable, whose...
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6th Apr
Q&As
A licence is a personal permission by a licensor to a licensee to occupy property. It is fundamentally different from a tenancy agreement, which is an...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England of 42 Bedford Row 22nd Mar
Q&As
Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) is a tax on land transactions, being any acquisition of a chargeable interest other than an exempt transaction (as defined...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 15th Feb
Precedents
DateParties1[insert name][of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert company registration...
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12th Feb
Precedents
Date [date]Parties1[name of Licensor] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is...
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12th Feb
Precedents
Date:Parties1[name of licensor] [of [address] OR company registration number [number] whose registered office is at [address]] ('the Licensor’)...
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12th Feb
Precedents
Date [date]Parties1[name of Licensor] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is...
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12th Feb
Q&As
For the purposes of this Q&A, it has been assumed that scenario relates to commercial premises. The nature of the option to renew has not been...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Haynes of St Ives Chambers 12th Feb
Precedents
Date [date]Parties1[name of Licensor] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is...
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9th Feb
Q&As
Under section 43(3) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), the security of tenure provisions for commercial tenancies under LTA 1954, Pt II...
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25th Jan
Q&As
See Practice Note: Using licences and tenancies at will which may be useful in determining whether there is a tenancy at will. In particular, Using...
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22nd Jan

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