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A notice of acceptance under section 6 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) is not registrable at HM Land Registry. LTA 1987, s 20(2) states...
20th Apr
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Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) grants security of tenure to business tenants unless its provisions are contracted out. This...
19th Apr
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A person who has granted a right or benefit to another over land may not act in a way which substantially deprives the other of that benefit. This...
19th Apr
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Qualifying trusts for a relevant minorA 'qualifying trust' for a 'relevant minor' may be established under section 35 of the Finance Act 2005 (FA...
Produced in partnership with James Brockhurst of Gowling WLG 19th Apr
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The temporary increase in the nil rate band for SDLT applies to transactions with an effective date that falls within the period from 8 July 2020...
16th Apr
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Where section 42 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) applies ie the premises let are residential and two or more tenants are required by...
Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 15th Apr
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In the case of commercial premises, the protection afforded to residential tenants by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (LTA 1985) will not apply. As...
Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 15th Apr
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A lease may contain an option to renew, giving the tenant the right to demand a further term on expiry of the existing one. An option to renew is...
13th Apr
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The requirements for variation of a deedIt was formerly a rule of common law that contracts entered into by way of deed could only be varied by deed....
12th Apr

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