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A benevolent fund is an institution, including a body of trustees, which holds funds on trust for the purpose of relieving poverty amongst a defined...
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9th Nov
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Manorial rights are relics of the feudal system of land tenure. They can still exist in relation to land that:•is former copyhold land, or•was...
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9th Nov
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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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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
Precedents
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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9th Nov
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TrespassTrespass is the unlawful presence of a person on land in the possession of another. The ownership of land includes the airspace above it....
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9th Nov
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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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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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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
Precedents
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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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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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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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
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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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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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date [date]Parties1[name of Seller] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is at]...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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IntroductionA contract for the sale, or other disposition, of an interest in land is void unless it complies with section 2 of the Law of Property...
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12th Apr
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What are conservation covenants?As a concept, conservation covenants are private, voluntary agreements between a landowner and responsible body, such...
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9th Apr
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What is biodiversity net gain?Biodiversity net gain is a principle which aims to leave the natural environment in a measurably better state after...
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9th Apr
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ARCHIVED: This archived Practice Note is drafted in the context of the previous/old Electronic Communications Code (the previous Code) (and highlights...
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9th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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9th Apr
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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9th Apr
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This Practice Note is about the VAT implications of overage payments.Why does this matter?Very broadly, VAT will be due on overage if the original...
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Produced in partnership with Martin Scammell 9th Apr
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Brexit impact—public procurementThe UK public procurement regime derives from EU public procurement laws, and is therefore impacted by the UK’s...
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9th Apr
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The Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA 2017)Section 4 and Schedule 1 to the Digital Economy Act 2017 (DEA 2017) implemented into the Communications Act...
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Produced in partnership with Purvi Parekh of Anakiya Consulting 9th Apr
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When providing finance for any development or construction project, the lender (or funder) and its advisers will use various methods to protect the...
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8th Apr
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On every construction project which requires external funding, the lender will appoint its own team of lawyers to draft and/or negotiate the various...
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8th Apr
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PurposeA scaffold licence is normally required where a contractor needs to erect scaffolding for the purposes of its works on land belonging to a...
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8th Apr
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Why have an oversail licence on a construction project?Under English law, the freehold owner of land will usually own the air space above their land...
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8th Apr
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): For information on the implications of the coronavirus outbreak on real estate finance, see Practice Note: Coronavirus...
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