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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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Q&As
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Practice notes
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
Precedents
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
Practice notes
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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Q&As
If the description in the lease of the demise of a flat is inconsistent with the lease plan, which description prevails?A lease must be in respect of...
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13th Sep
Q&As
When acting for a lender in respect of a legal charge and debenture, is it necessary to register the debenture at HM Land Registry as well as the...
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9th Sep
Q&As
A lease has been granted for a term of more than seven years and to take effect in two months' time, when the current lease expires. When should the...
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8th Sep
Q&As
Does the variation of a registered charge amount to a 'disposition' for the purposes of a restriction on the proprietorship register of a registered...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Sep
Q&As
Prior to the Land Registration Act 2002, would a deed of gift of a property not be subject to compulsory first registration by virtue of the...
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6th Sep
Q&As
Should a licence to occupy be protected by a UN1 on the servient title or will it enjoy overriding status and not need noting?Nature of a licence to...
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25th Aug
Q&As
I am dealing with a property in England. There is a Statutory Declaration with the deeds but it is made in Australia. Is it still valid in England?We...
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18th Aug
Practice notes
Dissolution and bona vacantia—dealing with the Treasury SolicitorBona vacantia means ‘goods without an owner’ and is a relevant consideration where...
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Produced in partnership with Katrina Mather of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
Practice notes
Overreaching by a mortgageeOverreaching is a statutory mechanism available to a mortgagee (amongst others) to confer title on the buyer free from...
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Produced in partnership with Amanda Eilledge of Gatehouse Chambers 18th Aug
Q&As
When registering a restriction (in respect of both an interim and final charging order), what wording should be used where the property is jointly...
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18th Aug
Practice notes
Remote execution of documents in property transactions—virtual and electronic signaturesIntroductionThis Practice Note looks at the use of virtual and...
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13th Aug
Practice notes
The title register—alteration, rectification and indemnityLand Registration Act 2002 makes provision for 'alteration' of the register on a number of...
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11th Aug
Precedents
Statutory declaration — adverse possession pre LRA 2002I [insert name] of [address], do solemnly and sincerely declare as follows:1As the result of a...
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10th Aug
Precedents
Statutory Declaration in support of an application to HM Land Registry to remove reference to a lease forfeited for a breach of covenant other than...
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10th Aug

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