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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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Rent Review MemorandumLandlord•[insert full name of Landlord] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration...
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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 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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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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9th Nov
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When transferring an interest in land, any fixtures form part of the land and are transferred with it, unless there is express provision to the...
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9th Nov
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What is a letter of non-crystallisation?A letter of non-crystallisation is required by a buyer’s/lender’s solicitor to confirm that:•a floating charge...
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9th Nov
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The ‘ad medium filum’ rule is a rebuttable presumption that an owner of land which abuts either:•a public or private highway, or•a non-tidal river or...
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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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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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Official search with priority—registered land or seller’s title pending first registrationHow and when to search?An official search with priority will...
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9th Nov
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When property markets suffer a downturn, commercial tenants with properties that are surplus to requirements face significant difficulties in...
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9th Nov
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The third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017 a...
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9th Nov
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On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title...
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9th Nov
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The Standard Conditions of Sale (SCS), currently in their 5th edition (2018 revision), are a set of standard conditions which are commonly...
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9th Nov
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Broadly, the doctrine of overreaching enables purchasers (which includes tenants and mortgagees) in good faith for money or money’s worth to rely...
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16th May
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15th May
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Produced in partnership with Jenny Andrews of Herbert Smith Freehills 15th May
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Legal and equitable assignment in construction contractsWhat is an assignmentAn assignment is the transfer of a right or an interest vested in one...
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15th May
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Reasonable and best endeavoursThis Practice Note considers the terms ‘best endeavours’, ‘all reasonable endeavours’ and ‘reasonable endeavours’ that...
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15th May
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Legal opinions—property transactionsA legal opinion should be obtained in respect of any property transaction in England and Wales entered into with...
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13th May
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A notice is an entry in the register of title that protects the priority of a specific interest affecting the land in a registered title. The...
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27th Apr
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Date [date]Parties1[name of Seller] incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is at...
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22nd Apr
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Date [date]Parties1[name of Seller] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is at]...
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20th Apr
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Date[insert date of contract]Parties1[insert seller name] of [insert seller address][incorporated in England and Wales with company registration...
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19th Apr
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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 Apr
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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 Apr
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IntroductionThis Practice Note looks at the use of virtual and electronic signatures in property transactions and considers some of the practical...
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13th Apr
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IntroductionA contract for the sale, or other disposition, of an interest in land is void unless it complies with section 2 of the Law of Property...
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13th Apr
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dated [date].Parties1[name of Seller] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is...
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The requirements for variation of a deedIt was formerly a rule of common law that contracts entered into by way of deed could only be varied by deed....
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