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A review of Standard Commercial Property Conditions (Third Edition) and practical tipsThe Third EditionThe third edition of the Standard Commercial...
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19th May
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Overriding interests are interests which are binding on property even though they are not shown on the register. They bind both the registered...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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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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19th May
Q&As
A deed (such as a TR1) is valid and binding if the essential ingredients of execution as a deed, attestation and delivery as a deed are all present:...
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19th May
Practice notes
A starter tenancy is an assured shorthold tenancy granted by a registered provider of social housing (RP) and is similar to a local authority...
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19th May
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Ownership, leasing or any other permitted use of land normally requires access to it to obtain the benefit of the land. The public are allowed to use...
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Produced in partnership with Stuart King of Blackadders and Melanie Ballantyne of Blackadders 19th May
Practice notes
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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19th May
Precedents
Date [date]Parties1[name of (first) Seller] [and [name of second Seller] both] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales (with company registration...
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19th May
Practice notes
No suspension impliedA suspension of rent is not implied even where the tenant pays the cost of insurance. The tenant remains liable for the rent even...
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19th May
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Is the agreement a grazing licence or farm business tenancy?What is a grazing licence?A grazing licence is an agreement under which a landowner allows...
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19th May
Practice notes
Defects in design, faulty installation or the use of inappropriate or inadequate materials when building a property can lead to significant problems...
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19th May
Precedents
EXPLANATORY NOTE: IN THIS PRECEDENT, INSERT THE NAME OF THE GUARANTOR WHERE PROMPTED TO DO SO. OTHERWISE, TO KEEP THIS DECLARATION IN LINE WITH THE...
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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
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See Practice Note: Modification and discharge of restrictive covenants—the statutory route in relation to the statutory route.Express releaseA...
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19th May

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Dealings with equitable interests in residential conveyancingNote: In practice, the terms ‘equitable’ and ‘beneficial’ tend to be used interchangeably...
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11th Sep
Practice notes
Buying property from a sole surviving co-ownerCo-ownershipWhere property is purchased in the joint names of two or more co-owners a statutory ‘trust...
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11th Sep
Precedents
Notice of assignment or transfer of reversion—residentialNotice of [assignment] [TRANSFER] [AND DIRECTION TO PAY FUTURE RENT]—Landlord and Tenant Act...
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24th Aug
Practice notes
Joint ownershipThe Law Society and HM Land Registry have published a joint practice note in respect of joint property ownership. This was prompted by...
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11th Aug
Precedents
Deed of mutual covenant (flying freehold)This deed is made on [insert date]Parties1[insert name] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and...
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10th Aug
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Assignment of rent arrearsDATE [date]Parties1[name of Seller] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company number[number]) whose registered...
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10th Aug
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Specific clauses for transfers—indemnity covenantPanel 11 (transfer of whole)/panel 12 (transfer of part)—Additional...
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10th Aug
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Plot sales transfer1Panel 4—PropertyPlot number [insert number] [and garage plot number [insert number]] on the approved estate layout plan lodged at...
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10th Aug
Precedents
Deed of assignment of a leaseDate [date]Parties1[name of Assignor] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [company...
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10th Aug
Precedents
Notice of assignment and chargeNotice of assignment [and charge]Lease: the lease of the Property dated: [insert the date in its full format...
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10th Aug
Q&As
If a couple owns a property as joint tenants, can one owner act for themselves and also as the attorney for the other owner under a lasting power of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 10th Aug
Q&As
Does section 1(1) of the Trustee Delegation Act 1999 apply to property and financial affairs lasting powers of attorney or only enduring powers of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 10th Aug
Precedents
Transfer of partTransfer of partPrecedent transferAn adaptable Word version of the precedent form TP1 can be downloaded, saved or printed from this...
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10th Aug
Q&As
Where two attorneys under a Lasting Power of Attorney act for a surviving joint owner does this negate the need to appoint a second trustee to...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Stott of gunnercooke LLP 10th Aug
Q&As
Is an assignee liable for rent arrears or service charge accrued by the assignor prior to assignment of an old lease (ie granted prior to 1 January...
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10th Aug

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