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In Scotland, at common law, a lease does not actually end on the specified expiry date (ish) unless:•either party gives correct and timeous...
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Produced in partnership with Kenneth S Gerber of Mitchells Roberton 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
Precedents
[To be printed on Landlord’s letterheaded paper]Our Ref:Date:To: [insert name of Tenant]From: [insert name of previous Landlord] [of [insert address]...
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9th Nov
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TrespassTrespass is the unlawful presence of a person on land in the possession of another. The ownership of land includes the airspace above it....
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9th Nov
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Sale by a mortgagee destroys the equity of redemption in the mortgaged property. The sale defeats the rights of all subsequent incumbrancers, whose...
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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
Precedents
An adaptable Word version of this Precedent can be saved, downloaded or printed from this link:Completion statement—saleThis Precedent is a template...
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9th Nov
Precedents
1 The Grantor grants to the Grantee the right for the Grantee and his successors in title as owners or occupiers for the time being of...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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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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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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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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9th Nov
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A good marketable title is shown where a seller is able to deduce a good title to the property he has contracted to sell. The seller is not required...
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9th Nov
Precedents
You are applying for registration of [insert details of property] at HM Land Registry and as part of that application you must disclose any overriding...
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9th Nov
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A sub-sale is where A contracts to sell a property to B but, before completing the purchase from A, B then contracts to sell the property to C. There...
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9th Nov

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Practice notes
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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18th Jan
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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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15th Jan
Practice notes
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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15th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 15th Jan
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IntroductionPillar 1 of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) allows farmers in Wales to receive direct subsidy payments under the Basic Payment Scheme...
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12th Jan
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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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11th Jan
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 11th Jan
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 11th Jan
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with Dr Victoria Jenkins of Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University 8th Jan
Practice notes
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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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 8th Jan
Q&As
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 8th Jan
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 8th Jan
Practice notes
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19): There is a delay in processing correspondence (including returns and cheques) sent by post to the Welsh Revenue Authority...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Evans 8th Jan
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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5th Jan
Practice notes
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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