Topics this month:

  • Landlord and Tenant (General): Forfeiture - Waiver of right to forfeit by exercise of CRAR; Commercial Lease - breach of the covenant for quiet enjoyment - offer of compensation.
  • Long Leases: Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 - First Refusal - exempt transactions; Service charges - appointment of a manager; Service Charges - interpretation of “Right to Buy” long leases; RTM Companies - service charges.
  • Mortgages: Leasehold property held by company subject to mortgage - dissolution of company - bona vacantia - disclaimer of lease - entitlement to vesting order; Commercial mortgage loans; Secret commission - remedies - set-off;
  • Property Transactions: Contract – “subject to contract”; Appointment of a manager under Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 – effect of subsequent disposal for value.
  • Public access: Town or village greens - statutory incompatibility
  • Solicitors Practice Points: Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) Regulations 2019 – Law Society Guidance

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