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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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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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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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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
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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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9th Nov
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Panel 11 (transfer of whole)/panel 12 (transfer of part)—Additional provisions1Definitions[Lease•the lease particulars of which are set out in...
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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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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
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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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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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Transfer of partPrecedent transferAn adaptable Word version of the precedent form TP1 can be downloaded, saved or printed from this link:Drafting...
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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 implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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9th Nov
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Contracts are often drafted on the basis that a condition or conditions must be satisfied before completion takes place (a condition precedent)....
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9th Nov
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A good marketable title is shown where a seller is able to deduce a good title to the property he has contracted to sell. The seller is not required...
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9th Nov
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Under s 45 Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (the ‘1993 Act’)Flat:[insert address and description of the Property]To:[insert...
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The direct tax treatment of landlords and tenants in relation to the grant of leases is considered in Practice Note: Direct tax treatment of...
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Produced in partnership with Charles Goddard of Rosetta Tax 9th Apr
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What is taking control of goods?On 6 April 2014, provisions came into force for the taking control of goods (TCG) in order to sell them to satisfy a...
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This Practice Note sets out the procedure provided for in Schedule 12 to the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 for the taking control of...
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ARCHIVED: The third edition of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Code of Practice ‘Service charges in commercial property’ (and all...
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What is a lease surrender?A lease surrender is a mutual agreement between the landlord and the tenant that the lease will determine before the end of...
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8th Apr
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A surrender by operation of law (or ‘implied surrender’) occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of...
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8th Apr
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The Landlord and Tenant Act 1927 (LTA 1927) allows a tenant to serve notice stating its intention to carry out specified improvements. If the landlord...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses a tenant’s considerations when negotiating alienation provisions in a rack rent commercial lease that is a new lease for...
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8th Apr
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Landlord’s service charge objectives The landlord’s main concern is to ensure that the costs of maintenance and repair of the landlord's investment...
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8th Apr
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A ‘building lease’ is a lease granted in consideration for the tenant erecting a building or carrying out works to existing buildings. When a...
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8th Apr
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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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8th Apr
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The advantages of taking collateral security from a third party to secure the principal debt are that:•the mortgagee may not need to have recourse to...
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8th Apr
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Basic principleAn individual works out the gain or loss when land is disposed of in the same way as for other assets. There are some special rules for...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note provides guidance on claims for ‘use and occupation’ or mesne profits, and how and when double rent or double value can be...
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8th Apr
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This Practice Note discusses a tenant’s considerations when negotiating alteration provisions in a rack rent commercial lease that is a new lease for...
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8th Apr
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