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Can a solicitor/agent sign a section 5 notice on behalf of the landlord? There does not appear to be any requirement for a notice given under section...
15th Sep
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How should a rent arrears claim be made, once possession of a property has been regained using the accelerated procedure?ProcessThe correct process to...
15th Sep
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Can my force majeure clause protect me against the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the...
15th Sep
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How do I activate a force majeure provision?There is no judicially accepted definition of the term ‘force majeure’, so what the parties mean by it...
Produced in partnership with Richard Nicholas of Browne Jacobson 15th Sep
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Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a...
15th Sep
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My client and/or the instructing solicitor have had to shut their offices part-way through the disclosure exercise as a result of coronavirus...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 14th Sep
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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...
13th Sep
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Where a rent review date is an anniversary of the term commencement date, which was 29 February in a leap year, how will the review date be...
13th Sep
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An LPA receiver is offering a property for sale in an auction. The LPA receiver has received an offer 30% above the guide price. Is the LPA receiver...
13th Sep
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Is a tenant entitled to any reduction in rent where they have been prevented use of their property because of ongoing roadworks?All leases carry with...
10th Sep
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Where A and C resolve a boundary dispute by way of a Tomlin order, does that order bind A’s successor in title (B) in relation to the property...
9th Sep
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Coronavirus (Covid-19)—What happens in situations where an application needs to be heard before a certain date? Would the court be willing to provide...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 9th Sep

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