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An agreement for lease is required where the landlord and tenant cannot enter immediately into the lease itself, but need to know that the other party...
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19th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at when an indemnity covenant should be given in a transfer of land. For general content on indemnities, see Practice Note:...
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19th May
Precedents
You are applying for registration of [insert details of property] at HM Land Registry and as part of that application you must disclose any overriding...
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19th May
Q&As
Should an indemnity covenant in a transfer deed (TR1) require the transferee to indemnify 'the transferor's estate and effects' as well as the...
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19th May
Precedents
1Change of control1.1In this clause the following definitions apply:Authorised Controller[s]•[[name] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
Practice notes
Land charges are registered to protect the interests, in unregistered land, of a person who does not hold the title deeds and thus cannot physically...
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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
Practice notes
Whether a tenant has yielded up, with or without vacant possession, is a question of fact and degree. Most modern leases contain an express covenant...
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19th May
Practice notes
An employee who lives in premises owned by their employer in order to perform their duties as an employee and who has exclusive possession of those...
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19th May
Practice notes
Wrongful interference with an easement is a private nuisance. The existence of the easement must be established for a claim to succeed.Not every...
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19th May
Practice notes
While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Whenever a property is sold,...
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19th May
Practice notes
Merger may determine a lease when both the lease and the reversion on that lease become vested in the same person and that person holds both interests...
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19th May
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Due to the effects and impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), consideration should be given to all longstop dates when drafting and...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Gray of Blackadders and Melanie Ballantyne of Blackadders 19th May

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