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Nature of mortgages and chargesMortgages and charges are distinct forms of security. A mortgage can be legal or equitable and involves the transfer of...
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9th Nov
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When property markets suffer a downturn, commercial tenants with properties that are surplus to requirements face significant difficulties in...
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9th Nov
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Damages or injunction — the testThe primary remedy for breach of a restrictive covenant is a permanent injunction to restrain the breach. However, the...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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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
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
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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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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
Precedents
An adaptable Word version of this Precedent can be saved, downloaded or printed from this link:Completion statement—saleThis Precedent is a template...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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
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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9th Nov
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A sub-sale is where A contracts to sell a property to B but, before completing the purchase from A, B then contracts to sell the property to C. There...
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9th Nov

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Failure to file company accounts/annual returnsThis is an ever-present risk in relation to tenants’ management companies, which may frequently become...
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8th Apr
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Where a developer has reserved only a nominal ground rent under the flat leases and also has no wish to manage the development once all the flat...
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8th Apr
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SubleasesSubleases suffer from the possibility of forfeiture of the headlease, which automatically results in forfeiture of any sublease. Unless the...
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8th Apr
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Buildings with three flatsAlthough the ‘criss-cross’ scheme is well-suited to buildings with just two flats, matters become more complicated if a...
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8th Apr
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What is a criss-cross or crossover scheme?Under the traditional arrangement, a single-fronted, terraced house is divided into two flats, one above...
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8th Apr
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What is the Code?The Consumer Code for Homebuilders (the Code) came into effect in April 2010. It is an industry-led code of conduct for home builders...
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8th Apr
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What is 'land banking' and how do land banking investment schemes work?Land banking is the practice of purchasing undeveloped land with the intention...
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8th Apr
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One of the most common management schemes adopted by developers of residential flats is for the developer to retain the reversionary interest but to...
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8th Apr
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Before 27 September 2004, when the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002, Part 1 came into force, leasehold tenure was the only option that a...
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8th Apr
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UK FinanceAs of 1 July 2017, the finance and banking industry operating in the UK is represented by a new trade association called UK Finance. It has...
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8th Apr
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What is a concurrent lease?In the context of residential flat schemes, a concurrent lease is a lease of the reversion that is granted by a developer...
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8th Apr
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Scheme outlineThis is the most straightforward residential flat scheme to establish. However, developers do not typically hold and manage rented...
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8th Apr
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When reviewing a lease within a moderately small residential flat scheme which consists of a principal building containing the flats and some communal...
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8th Apr
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RentAs a result of the grant of the concurrent lease, the rents reserved under the flat leases are receivable by the management company, as concurrent...
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8th Apr
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Inadequate insurance or service charge provisionsA landlord of a flat lease may covenant to insure or provide other services 'subject to and...
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8th Apr
Q&As
Under the Defective Premises Act 1972 (DPA 1972), a person who takes on work for or in connection with the provision of a dwelling owes a duty to...
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7th Apr
Practice notes
This Practice Note looks at the principal types of policy or guarantee (other than latent defects insurance) that are currently on the market to...
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30th Mar
Precedents
date [date]Parties1[name of Seller] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with registration number [number] whose registered office is at]...
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12th Feb
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This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[insert name of party giving the covenant] of [insert address OR incorporated in England and Wales with company...
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12th Feb
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LR1. Date of the lease[date in its full format DD-Month-Year]LR2. Title Number(s)LR2.1 Landlord's title number(s)[title numbers out of which this...
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