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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 Property...

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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 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 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 Notes: Standard...

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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 other issues...

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This is one of four Lexis PSL Practice Notes on adverse possession. The others are: • Establishing adverse possession of land • Claiming title by adverse possession under...

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HM Land Registry Practice Guide 4 on adverse possession confirms statements of truth can be used as evidence in support of an application for adverse possession. After...

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DATE [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name of Seller] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales (with company registration number [insert number]) whose registered office...

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Clause 1—Definitions Amend the definition of Completion Date: Completion Date [insert date] being the completion date fixed by the Original Contract Add the following...

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1 Anti-bribery—short form—pro-customer Bribery Laws means the Bribery Act 2010 [and associated guidance published by the Secretary of State for Justice under the Bribery...

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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations. Whenever a property is sold, outgoings and any...

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Apportioning service charge—the standard conditions In sales of investment properties where there are often many occupational tenancies with rental, service charge and...

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This Assignment is made [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name of seller] [of [insert address] OR (company registration no [insert number]) whose registered office is at...

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This Assignment is made [insert date]. Parties 1 [insert name of seller that served schedule of dilapidations] of [insert address] (the Seller), and 2 [insert name of...

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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations. Registered leases It is compulsory to...

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