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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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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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Panel 11 (transfer of whole)/panel 12 (transfer of part)—Additional provisions1Definitions[Lease•the lease particulars of which are set out in...
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9th Nov
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[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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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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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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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 implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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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 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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Nature of an easementAn easement is an incorporeal right enjoyed by the owner of a legal estate (dominant tenement) over land in the ownership of...
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9th Nov
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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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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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Scheme outlineThis is the most straightforward residential flat scheme to establish. However, developers do not typically hold and manage rented...
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29th Nov
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What is a flexible tenancy?Introduced by the Localism Act 2011 (LA 2011), flexible tenancies can be granted by a local authority (LA) where:•the...
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29th Nov
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The Law Society and HM Land Registry have published a joint practice note in respect of joint property ownership. This was prompted by recent court...
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29th Nov
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Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967) and Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (LRHUDA 1993) gave long leasehold tenants an...
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29th Nov
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Law Society practice notes clarify the Law Society's position on good practice in relation to particular issues and areas of law but are not intended...
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29th Nov
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Landlord’s right to require evidence of tenants’ right to participateFollowing receipt of a section 13 notice (an 'initial notice'), the landlord...
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29th Nov
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Lease clauses for the establishment and maintenance of a sinking fund1DefinitionsIn this Lease the following definitions apply:Fund Account•the...
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29th Nov
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notice of [assignment OR transfer]To: [insert name of landlord][of [insert address] OR whose registered office is at [insert address] Company number...
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29th Nov
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COMMONHOLD AND LEASEHOLD REFORM ACT 2002 CLAIM NOTICETo [name and address](See Note 1 below)1[Name of RTM company] (“the company”), of [address of...
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29th Nov
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To: [insert name of tenant]of [insert address of tenant]We[insert name of solicitors] of [insert address of solicitors] as agents for and on behalf of...
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29th Nov
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To: [insert name of landlord]of [insert address of landlord]We[insert name of solicitors] of [insert address of solicitors] as agents for and on...
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29th Nov
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This deed is made on [insert date]Parties1[insert name] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number...
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29th Nov
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Date [date]Parties1[name of Assignor] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [company registration number] whose...
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29th Nov
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Transfer for a surrender of part and variation of a leasePrecedent transferAn adaptable Word version of the precedent form TP1 can be downloaded,...
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29th Nov
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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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29th Nov
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To: [insert landlord's name]of [insert landlord's address][and to [insert name(s) of other landlord(s)]]of [insert address(e...
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29th Nov
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[insert name] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert company registration number] whose...
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29th Nov
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Tenant's notice of claim under Section 42 of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (the '1993 Act')The flat: [insert address and...
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29th Nov
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To [name of competent landlord] ('Competent Landlord')of [address]and to [name of tenant] (‘Tenant of the Flat’)of [address]From [insert name of the...
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29th Nov
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TO BE PRINTED ON THE HEADED PAPER OF THE BORROWER’S SOLICITORSTo:[insert details of the lender](the Bank)Dear [insert organisation name]This...
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29th Nov

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