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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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22nd Oct
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Once a development occurs, it is then moved to the relevant archive:•Property key future developments tracker—2020 archive•Property key future...
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21st Oct
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the COVID–19 outbreak....
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20th Oct
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The implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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20th Oct
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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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26th Sep
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Presumed grantAn easement may be established by long use:•at common law•under the doctrine of lost modern grant (a species of common law...
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26th Sep
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Covenants restricting the use of land imposed by a seller may be divided into three classes:•covenants imposed for the seller’s own benefit•covenants...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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26th Sep
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Nature of an easementAn easement is an incorporeal right enjoyed by the owner of a legal estate (dominant tenement) over land in the ownership of...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to satisfy when social distancing measures...
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26th Sep
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Severance is the process by which a joint tenancy is converted into a tenancy in common. It is a matter of evidence whether severance has...
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26th Sep
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A covenant is a form of contract. Under the doctrine of privity of contract the rights and liabilities created by a contract will bind the parties to...
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26th Sep
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A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate...
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26th Sep
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Under the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1994 (LP(MP)A 1994), the seller will normally provide covenants for title, in...
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25th Sep
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The second edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions came into force on 1 June 2004 and these conditions are incorporated into many...
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25th Sep
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The third edition of the Standard Commercial Property Conditions was published on 27 April 2017 a...
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25th Sep

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The Welsh Government introduced the Environment (Wales) Bill (E(W) Bill) on 11 May 2015. The Environment (Wales) Act 2016 (E(W)A 2016) received Royal...
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25th Sep
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There are two separate regimes governing social housing in England and Wales. Each country had its own combined funding and regulatory authority: in...
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25th Sep
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Land transaction tax (LTT) replaced stamp duty land tax (SDLT) in Wales with effect from 1 April 2018.This Practice Note summarises how LTT applies to...
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25th Sep
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The making of 'any material change in the use of any buildings or other land’ is ‘development’ for the purposes of section 55 of the Town and Country...
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26th Sep
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IntroductionThe planning systems in England and Wales have become increasingly distinct in recent years, both in terms of policy and legislation. The...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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26th Sep
Precedents
Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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26th Sep
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Brexit: The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020. This has implications for the schemes providing for agricultural subsidies in England and Wales, which...
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26th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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26th Sep
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): There is a a delay in processing correspondence (including returns and cheques) sent by post to the Welsh Revenue Authority...
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26th Sep
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Land transaction tax (LTT) replaced stamp duty land tax (SDLT) in Wales with effect from 1 April 2018.This Practice Note examines how LTT is...
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26th Sep
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This Practice Note provides an overview of land transaction tax (LTT) which replaced stamp duty land tax (SDLT) in Wales with effect from 1 April...
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26th Sep
Q&As
The short answer to this Q&A is yes if the managing agent is acting on behalf of a landlord of a dwelling which is subject to a domestic tenancy but...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Heppinstall of Henderson Chambers 28th Sep
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Rent Smart Wales (the Scheme) is a relatively new registration and licensing scheme that applies to private residential landlords. It was introduced...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 29th Sep
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and tribunals have been...
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