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A review of Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition) and practical tipsThe Third EditionThe third edition of the Standard Commercial...
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19th May
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Overriding interests are interests which are binding on property even though they are not shown on the register. They bind both the registered...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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The rule against derogation from grant applies in addition to any obligation of quiet enjoyment. It is not excluded by an express covenant for quiet...
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19th May
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A deed (such as a TR1) is valid and binding if the essential ingredients of execution as a deed, attestation and delivery as a deed are all present:...
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19th May
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A starter tenancy is an assured shorthold tenancy granted by a registered provider of social housing (RP) and is similar to a local authority...
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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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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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19th May
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Date [date]Parties1[name of (first) Seller] [and [name of second Seller] both] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales (with company registration...
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19th May
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No suspension impliedA suspension of rent is not implied even where the tenant pays the cost of insurance. The tenant remains liable for the rent even...
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19th May
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Is the agreement a grazing licence or farm business tenancy?What is a grazing licence?A grazing licence is an agreement under which a landowner allows...
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19th May
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Defects in design, faulty installation or the use of inappropriate or inadequate materials when building a property can lead to significant problems...
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19th May
Precedents
EXPLANATORY NOTE: IN THIS PRECEDENT, INSERT THE NAME OF THE GUARANTOR WHERE PROMPTED TO DO SO. OTHERWISE, TO KEEP THIS DECLARATION IN LINE WITH THE...
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19th May
Q&As
The Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 (LP(MP)A 1994) sets out a number of covenants to be implied on a disposition of property,...
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Produced in partnership with Carl Fain of Tanfield Chambers 19th May
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See Practice Note: Modification and discharge of restrictive covenants—the statutory route in relation to the statutory route.Express releaseA...
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19th May

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18th Aug
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Is the initial fee paid by a promoter to a landowner under a promotion agreement subject to value added tax (VAT)?Landowners will sometimes enter into...
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16th Aug
Precedents
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Produced in partnership with Martin Wilson 16th Aug
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16th Aug
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15th Aug
Practice notes
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12th Aug
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12th Aug
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Limited liability partnership agreementsIt will almost always be advisable for the partners of a limited liability partnership (LLP) to enter into a...
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12th Aug
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12th Aug
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12th Aug
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Produced in partnership with Warren Percival of RSK 11th Aug
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Scaffold licencesPurpose of a scaffold licenceA scaffold licence is normally required where a contractor needs to erect scaffolding for the purposes...
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11th Aug
Practice notes
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11th Aug
Precedents
Crane oversailing licence—with tenantCrane oversail licencePermitting a tower crane to be used in relation to the Works at [insert]This Deed is made...
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11th Aug
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10th Aug
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Land collaboration agreementdate [date]Parties1[name of Landowner A] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number...
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10th Aug
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