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There does not appear to be any evidence that an employee of the chargee cannot witness the chargor’s signature.Practice Note: Property deeds—use and...
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19th May
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Property: [insert name and/or address of the Property] (‘Property’)Purchaser: [insert name, address and (if applicable) company registration number of...
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19th May
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Overreaching—sales by trustees of landBroadly, the doctrine of overreaching enables purchasers (which includes tenants and mortgagees) in good faith...
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19th May
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An agreement for lease is required where the landlord and tenant cannot enter immediately into the lease itself, but need to know that the other party...
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19th May
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DateD [date]Parties1[name of Landlord] [of OR incorporated in England and Wales with company registration number [number] whose registered office is...
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19th May
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This Practice Note looks at when an indemnity covenant should be given in a transfer of land. For general content on indemnities, see Practice Note:...
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19th May
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Date [insert date of deed]Parties1[Insert name] of [insert address] (Landlord)2[Insert name] of [insert address] (Tenant)3[Insert name] of [insert...
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19th May
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This Deed is made on [insert date]PARTIES1[insert name of the owner of the Servient Land] [ of [insert address] OR incorporated in England and Wales...
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19th May
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A benevolent fund is an institution, including a body of trustees, which holds funds on trust for the purpose of relieving poverty amongst a defined...
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19th May
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Guide to reviewing certificate of titleCoronavirus (COVID-19): The requirements to obtain an EPC before a property is sold or let can be difficult to...
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19th May
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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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The Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA 1996) came into force on 1 January 1997. Under it:•the trust for sale is replaced by...
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19th May
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Compulsory first registrationThe buyer of an unregistered freehold or lease with more than seven years unexpired (ie a qualifying estate) has a...
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19th May
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A ‘mortgage cure’ clause (or ‘mortgagee protection’ clause) provides some protection to lenders in relation to the landlord’s rights to forfeit a...
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19th May
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The Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) is a scheme run by the Law Society which accredits members based upon a recognised quality standard in respect...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 19th May
Practice notes
Disposal and devolutionThe equity of redemption arises as soon as the mortgage is made. It is an interest in the land which the mortgagor...
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19th May

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Does a landlord in Wales need to be registered with the Rent Smart Wales Scheme in order to serve a valid section 21 notice?Rent Smart Wales (the...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 6th Jun
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Do managing agents who only receive ground rent have to be registered with Rent Smart in Wales?The short answer to this Q&A is yes if the managing...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Heppinstall of Henderson Chambers 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Dr Victoria Jenkins of Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 5th Jun
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