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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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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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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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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
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
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
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When transferring an interest in land, any fixtures form part of the land and are transferred with it, unless there is express provision to the...
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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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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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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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The ‘ad medium filum’ rule is a rebuttable presumption that an owner of land which abuts either:•a public or private highway, or•a non-tidal river or...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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What is a rent deposit?A rent deposit is a sum of money that is deposited by a tenant when it takes a lease of premises as security against the...
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9th Nov
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On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title...
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9th Nov
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A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate...
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9th Nov

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The rationale is that a buyer with a special interest may be prepared to put in a higher bid which would inflate the market value.Whether this...
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29th Nov
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Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012, SI 2012/3118 provides that the Energy performance certificate (EPC) regime does...
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29th Nov
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It will be recalled that irrespective of whether an assured tenancy is for a fixed-term or periodic, there is no right to forfeit it for breach of one...
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29th Nov
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Under section 1(3) of the Commissioners for Oaths Act 1889 (COA 1889), a commissioner for oaths shall not exercise any of the powers to administer any...
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29th Nov
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The most recent version of form LPE1 was issued by the Law Society in October 2015. It was prepared with the assistance of a number of professional...
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29th Nov
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English law, unlike much of European law recognises a dual concept of ownership of property. The legal ownership of property (effectively, in whose...
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29th Nov
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In producing this Q&A, we are assuming that the property comprised in the section 5 offer notice and the section 13 collective enfranchisement notice...
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29th Nov

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