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It depends. The size of the land indicates to some extent that this is might be a ‘mixed-use’ transaction for the purposes of stamp duty and land tax...
Produced in partnership with Sean Randall of Blick Rothenberg 4th Dec
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Formalities for a deedThe following are the necessary requirements for a deed:•it must be in writing•it must make it clear that it is intended to be a...
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 4th Dec
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This Q&A addresses the question of when a landlord, having served notice on a former tenant or a guarantor for payment of arrears pursuant to the...
Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Arden Chambers 4th Dec
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In most cases, if a vendor wishes to sell their commercial property, they must obtain an energy performance certificate (EPC) before sale although...
Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 4th Dec
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Asbestos is a collective term for six fibrous materials that occur naturally, and for many years were mined and used in combination with other...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 4th Dec
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If the landlord’s title is registered and subject to a charge restricting dispositions, then there should be a restriction in the proprietorship...
4th Dec
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It is important to follow the protocol that relates most closely to the subject matter of the dispute you are dealing with. For details of all the...
3rd Dec
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
3rd Dec
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Many businesses are closing their offices or recommending their staff work from home in an attempt to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This...
3rd Dec
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What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a force majeure clause or it does but the applicable force majeure event is not...
3rd Dec
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Property in England and Wales is held in two manners. Legal ownership relates to the title to the property; in lay terms, in whose name the property...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 3rd Dec
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A lease specified to be for life or lives or for any term of years terminable on death is converted by section 149(6) of the Law of Property Act 1925...
3rd Dec
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When a compulsorily registrable lease is granted out of registered land and the tenant fails to apply for registration or its application fails, the...
Produced in partnership with Kristina Lukacova of New Square Chambers 3rd Dec
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What is a deed?A deed is a specific form of written instrument required for certain transactions. Deeds must be executed in accordance with statutory...
3rd Dec
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See: Seller's lien: Halsbury's Laws of England [487], which explains that a seller has an equitable lien over the property (and the title deeds if in...
3rd Dec
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Existing leaseThe current use permitted by most existing leases is unlikely to be affected by the legislative changes, because the majority of...
Produced in partnership with Paul Cole of Clyde & Co 3rd Dec
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There are a number of key issues to consider when purchasing land for potential development, where underlying mines and minerals have been excepted...
3rd Dec

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