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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
Practice notes
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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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
Rent Review MemorandumLandlord•[insert full name of Landlord] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration...
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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
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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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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
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
Precedents
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
Precedents
[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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9th Nov
Practice notes
In Scotland, at common law, a lease does not actually end on the specified expiry date (ish) unless:•either party gives correct and timeous...
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Produced in partnership with Kenneth S Gerber of Mitchells Roberton 12th Jan
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
Consecrated land—Church of EnglandFor the purposes of this section of this Practice Note, consecrated land means any land or building which has been...
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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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What is an authorised guarantee agreement (AGA)?Under an authorised guarantee agreement (AGA), an outgoing tenant guarantees some or all of the...
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9th Nov
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Millett LJ subdivided types of constructive trust into two categories, distinguishing between:•the constructive trust proper, where equity intervenes...
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9th Nov

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