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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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Vitiation of an insurance policyAn insurance policy may be vitiated (or invalidated) if the insured:•misrepresents or fails to disclose any material...
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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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[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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Rent Review MemorandumLandlord•[insert full name of Landlord] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration...
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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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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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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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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is currently being updated in light of the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) (Amendment) Regulations 2020, SI...
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Produced in partnership with ELM Law 1st Dec
Q&As
Under sections 71–113 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, long leaseholders of dwellings in mainly residential buildings (subject to...
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29th Nov
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Administration charges were introduced by the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (CLRA 2002). CLRA 2002, Sch 11 sets out their definition as...
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29th Nov
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Service chargesService charges are levied by landlords to recover the costs they incur in providing services to a building. The way in which the...
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29th Nov
Precedents
1This summary, which briefly sets out your rights and obligations in relation to variable service charges, must by law accompany a demand for service...
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29th Nov
Precedents
TO: [insert full name of tenant] of [insert address] (the ‘Tenant’) [and [insert full name of recognised tenant’s association] of [insert address]...
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Q&As
This Q&A refers to a commercial service charge.A landlord cannot recover the cost of items which are not clearly included in the lease and which are...
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29th Nov
Q&As
We refer you to the Precedent clauses contained in Repair, decoration and maintenance: EF&P 22(3)B 23. Depending on the nature of the lease in...
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29th Nov
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Service charge clauses of residential leases commonly contain a provision requiring an accountant, surveyor or managing agent to provide a certificate...
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