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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Does a charitable incorporated organisation need consent of the Charity Commission to borrow money with a 0% interest rate from a connected person...
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9th Sep
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Charity land disposalsFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response  to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September...
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7th Sep
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If a trading company, which is wholly owned by a non exempt charity, buys a commercial property, is the trading company subject to the restrictions of...
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15th Aug
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Does a county council have the power to pay any short fall on business rates for a community group running a library if they are registered as a...
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15th Aug
Practice notes
Community interest companiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): Following the COVID-19 outbreak, guidance has been issued by the Office of the Regulator of...
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12th Aug
Practice notes
Charitable incorporated organisationsFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law Commission’s report of 14...
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12th Aug
Precedents
Limitation of trustees’ liability clause—lease and agreement for saleLimitation of trustees’ liability—lease clausesTrustees means the persons named...
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10th Aug
Q&As
A property is vested in the Official Custodian for Charities. Is the Official Custodian a trust corporation for the purposes of overreaching? Will it...
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10th Aug
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Can the same people who are trustees for two different charities be landlord and tenant? For example, can a group of people be the landlord, as...
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Produced in partnership with Desmond Kilcoyne 10th Aug
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What are the prescribed statements and what is the form of execution required for a lease to a charitable incorporated organisation?Prescribed...
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10th Aug
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Does an exempt charity need the consent of the Minister of Education or an order of the Registrar to dispose of or deal with a property?Where land is...
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10th Aug
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Have the provisions of the Charities Act 2011 superseded the requirements to obtain the consent of the Minister of Education set out in a 1953...
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10th Aug
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Can a further education corporation established under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992 take a loan and grant security over its land by...
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10th Aug

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