Property Disputes Law

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The simple answer to this question is yes, there is a right to lop or cut back hedges or trees that belong to a neighbour and overhang your land. The...
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Produced in partnership with Brie Stevens-Hoare QC of Hardwicke Chambers 4th May
Precedents
To [Insert Adjoining Owner]Of [Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert Date]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works — Line of Junction...
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4th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note covers what happens to a lease on disclaimer and the effect of disclaimer on tenants, guarantors and former tenants, applications...
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4th May
Precedents
To [insert Adjoining Owner]Of [insert Adjoining Owner’s main address][Insert date]Dear [title]The Party Wall etc Act 1996Notice of proposed works –...
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4th May
Precedents
1This summary, which briefly sets out your rights and obligations in relation to variable service charges, must by law accompany a demand for service...
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4th May
Practice notes
A surrender by operation of law (or ‘implied surrender’) occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of...
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4th May
Q&As
In principle, equity follows the law and rights which a party can have at law are, broadly, capable also of existing in equity. Accordingly, a right...
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Produced in partnership with Desmond Kilcoyne 4th May
Q&As
When purchasing property (either freehold or leasehold, residential or commercial), usually a deposit is payable on exchange of contracts, which will...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Andrews of Hamlins 4th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note provides guidance on claims for ‘use and occupation’ or mesne profits, and how and when double rent or double value can be...
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4th May
Q&As
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...
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Produced in partnership with Alex Campbell of Arden Chambers 4th May
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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4th May
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out what interim rent is, when an interim rent application can be made under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) and...
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4th May
Q&As
Pursuant to section 12 of the Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977 (T(IG)A 1977), involuntary bailees of goods are afforded the ability to sell...
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Produced in partnership with Georgia Whiting of 4 King’s Bench Walk 4th May
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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4th May

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On 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be a member of the EU and EEA. This Practice Note introduces:•the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
Once a development occurs, it is then moved to the relevant archive:•Property key future developments tracker—2021 archive•Property key future...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note aims to assist dispute resolution practitioners seeking to understand the fast-moving changes to civil court processes and...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note addresses the issues arising out of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) in relation to tort claims. It looks at limitation periods...
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29th Jan
Q&As
This Q&A raises the means by which the protection of Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) may be excluded. It assumes that the...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note explains the procedure for handling some of the most common residential service charge disputes under the Landlord and Tenant Act...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones 29th Jan
Q&As
The principle of non-derogation from grant prevents a landlord from substantially interfering with any use for which premises are specifically let....
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29th Jan
Practice notes
Spurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed through the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020). The...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
Coronavirus (COVID-19)This content contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 and related changes to court procedures and...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
Improvements are the only matters for which a tenant under a farm business tenancy may can claim compensation at the end of the term. For the purposes...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
EligibilityOn terminating their tenancy and quitting an agricultural holding, the tenant has a statutory right under the Agricultural Holdings Act...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
Agricultural Holdings Act 1986Where the tenant quits all or part of a holding to which the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (AHA 1986) applies, the...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note introduces the key implications that property practitioners in Scotland should consider in relation to the coronavirus pandemic,...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
On the termination of an agricultural tenancy, including where termination is the result of the landlord serving a notice to quit, both the landlord...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
Qualifying improvementsOn quitting an agricultural holding to which the Agricultural Holdings Act 1948 applies, the tenant is entitled under the...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
A farm tenant may be entitled to compensation for disturbance where:•the tenant quits the holding after receiving a notice to quit from the landlord,...
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29th Jan
Practice notes
Stop pressOn 8 October 2020, the Insolvency Service published the outcome of its review conducted into the impact of the voluntary industry measures...
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28th Jan
Q&As
Tenancies at willSection 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020) applies to ‘relevant business tenancies’ which are defined at CA 2020, s 82(12) as...
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28th Jan

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