Tag: leases

The Land Registration Act 2002 – 10 years on: leases

In the fifth of our series on the anniversary of the Land Registration Act 2002, a Land Registry lawyer looks at the recent history of leases The basis of registered leasehold conveyancing was not, of itself, an issue which was one of the drivers of change to the system of registration that existed under the…

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Registering easements in short term leases

A Land Registry lawyer provides a step-by-step guide A lease granted on or after 13 October 2003 may not require or even be capable of registration. But, if it grants easements over registered land, then those easements must be completed by registration in order for them to be legal, rather than equitable, easements. Since the…

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Send lease extensions and larger files electronically

We have made three enhancements to our electronic Document Registration Service (e-DRS) to save customers time and money. The first allows you to send electronic applications to extend the term of an existing registered lease via the Land Registry portal. We have created a video to demonstrate the service. Secondly we have increased the file size…

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