Property Disputes Law

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When is a contract a void contract?A void contract is one that is wholly lacking in legal effect. A contract will be void where:•the parties contract...
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9th Nov
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Damages or injunction — the testThe primary remedy for breach of a restrictive covenant is a permanent injunction to restrain the breach. However, the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note covers the rights and responsibilities of a mortgagee in possession.RightsA legal mortgagee has a right to possession of the...
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9th Nov
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The meaning of the term ‘successors in title’ will depend upon the context of the use of the term and also the drafting of the relevant lease.A...
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9th Nov
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While this Practice Note primarily covers commercial property matters, it also touches on residential considerations.Time is generally not of the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out the procedure for discharging a charging order over property, including the removal of any notices or restrictions on...
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9th Nov
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A surrender by operation of law occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of the tenancy. This is...
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9th Nov
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There can be only one lease at a time giving a right to possession and occupation of property. Consequently, if a landlord subsequently grants a lease...
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9th Nov
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Notice before forfeitureCoronavirus (COVID-19): During the current pandemic, legislation and changes to practice and procedure in the courts and...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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The implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the light obstruction notice (LON) procedure, explains the 19 years and 1 day rule and its relevance in respect of...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Statutory compensation—which grounds are compensatable?Under section 37 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), the tenant is entitled to...
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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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Is there an interference with the right to light?Where a right of light has been established (see Practice Note: Establishing and maintaining rights...
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9th Nov

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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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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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