Transfers and assignments

Transfers and assignments guidance:

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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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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This Note considers registration at HM Land Registry following the assignment of a lease. While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also...

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A ‘building lease’ is a lease granted in consideration for the tenant erecting a building or carrying out works to existing buildings. When a building lease falls within...

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If a charity is proposing to buy property, there are a number of issues that the charity trustees must consider. In this context, ‘charity trustees’ means the persons...

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Where land is held on a charitable trust, it can only be disposed of in accordance with Part 7 of the Charities Act 2011 (CA 2011). Failure to comply with the statutory...

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So that the Transferor can give a good receipt for the purchase money, [insert details of sole surviving registered proprietor or estate owner] in exercise of [his OR...

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The Freedom of Information Act 2000, together with the way in which HM Land Registry chose to implement that, make it very difficult to prevent information held by HM...

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EID status should be removed when the information is no longer prejudicial, not necessarily when the property is sold Exempt information document (EID) status is personal...

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Note: In practice, the terms ‘equitable’ and ‘beneficial’ tend to be used interchangeably when describing any interest in land which is not a legal estate (and in...

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If the seller’s title is pending registration at HM Land Registry, the safest course of action for the buyer is to postpone exchange until registration takes place. Where...

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Date [date of assignment in its full format DD-Month-Year] Parties 1 [name of Assignor] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [company...

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Date[insert date of deed in its full format DD-Month-Year] Parties 1 [insert name of Seller][of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company...

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Date Parties 1 [insert name] (Company Registration No. [insert number]) whose registered office is at [insert address] (the "Assignor") 2 [insert name] (Company...

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This deed is made on [insert date] Parties 1 [insert name] [of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert company...

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This Deed is made on [insert date]. Parties 1 [insert name of Party A][of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [insert...

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Section 62 of the Law of Property Act 1925 (LPA 1925) (section 62) is, in essence, a word-saving device. However, it can also operate on a conveyance of part to convert a...

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A freehold includes all the land below it and all the airspace above it, so two freeholds should not overlap. However, practitioners should be alive to the existence of a...

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The fact that an overseas company is a seller, buyer, landlord, tenant, guarantor or mortgagee in relation to the sale or leasing of land in England and Wales does not...

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Gift of land—transfer clauses Use HM Land Registry Form TR1 and insert in the panels specified below the wording shown Panel 8—consideration The transfer is not for money...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): From 4 May 2020, HM Land Registry has updated its guidance to confirm that it will, until further notice, accept for the purposes of registration...

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As of 3 August 2009 HM Land Registry has applied a policy of early completion to applications to register a new owner (and their lender) where there is no immediate...

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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations. As from completion an incoming landlord is: • (in...

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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations. As from completion of the assignment an incoming...

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The Law Society and HM Land Registry have published a joint practice note in respect of joint property ownership. This was prompted by recent court decisions which have...

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Form of covenant The tenant’s ability to assign or underlet will depend on the form of covenant in the lease. It is important to properly analyse the covenant, to decide...

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In an asset purchase involving leasehold properties, a property may be assigned in its entirety to the buyer or alternatively a new lease may be granted. Where a...

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