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Agreements for sale of commercial property The Standard Commercial Property Conditions (First Edition) were published in May 1999. At that stage it had become clear that...

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The Third Edition The third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017. It is an update to Standard Commercial...

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The Standard Conditions of Sale (SCS) are a set of conditions usually incorporated into contracts for sale for residential property. The Standard Commercial...

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A school in the maintained school sector can convert to independent academy status under the Academies Act 2010. Conversion arises once a conversion order is made by the...

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Before exchange of contracts: Carry out all essential pre-contract searches and appropriate additional pre-contract searches See: Which searches to undertake—checklist,...

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Between exchange and completion: Pre-completion searches and requisitions See: Practice Note Pre-completion searches, Pre-completion searches—checklist and...

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Ready to complete? Check that: • where required, landlord’s consent to the sale of leasehold property has been obtained • for registered land, the...

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The legal due diligence team The buyer’s solicitor should: • consider the legal team required for the transaction—what level of expertise is needed? who will do what?...

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Ready to exchange? Check that: • all pre-contract enquiries have been satisfactorily dealt with and search results received. If the due diligence has been prolonged,...

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This Practice Note is for use on the acquisition of a commercial property portfolio. It is not exhaustive and you must always consider whether there are any other issues...

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Carry out all essential pre-contract searches and appropriate additional pre-contract searches See: Which searches to undertake—checklist and Practice...

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Between exchange and completion: Pre-completion searches and requisitions See Practice Note Pre-completion searches, Pre-completion searches—checklist and...

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Ready to complete? Check that: • where required, landlord’s consent to the sale of leasehold property has been obtained • for registered land, the priority period...

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The legal due diligence team The buyer’s solicitor should: • consider the legal team required for the transaction – what level of expertise is needed? who will do what? •...

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Ready to exchange? Check that: • all pre-contract enquiries have been satisfactorily dealt with and search results received. If the due diligence has been prolonged,...

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This Practice Note is for use on the acquisition of a multi-let commercial property. It is not exhaustive and you must always consider whether there are any...

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