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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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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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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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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 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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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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There are three different ways by which an easement can be implied at common law:•necessity•intended use•the rule in Wheeldon v BurrowsThe implied...
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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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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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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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Effect of appointmentA fixed charge receiver is appointed under a legal charge or mortgage and only has power to deal with and dispose of the charged...
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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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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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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which...
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Under s 45 Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (the ‘1993 Act’)Flat:[insert address and description of the Property]To:[insert...
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Precedents
LR1. Date of the lease[date]LR2. Title Number(s)LR2.1 Landlord's title number(s)[title numbers out of which this lease is granted. Leave blank if not...
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1st Dec
Q&As
Under Part 2, Chapter 1 (sections 71–113) of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, leaseholders of flats are given the right to take over the...
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29th Nov
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It is assumed that:•the lease was not a building lease, ie one under which the tenant was under an obligation to erect the building in question;•there...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 29th Nov
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Section 1 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) confers on a tenant of a house for the last two years under a long tenancy at a low rent the...
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29th Nov
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The Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) enables a leasehold tenant of a house to purchase the freehold by way of enfranchisement. There are two...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 29th Nov
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Section 8 possession proceedingsPart I of the Housing Act 1988 (HA 1988) makes provision for assured tenancies (ATs) (including assured shorthold...
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Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 29th Nov
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Where a counter-notice is given by a landlord under section 45(2)(a) of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993)...
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Produced in partnership with Mark O’Grady of Lamb Chambers 29th Nov
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Terms of the new leaseThe landlord must serve their counternotice by the date specified in the tenant’s notice of claim. There is no prescribed form...
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29th Nov
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The Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) (as amended) gives the owners of leasehold interests in houses the right to buy the freehold, provided that...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 29th Nov

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