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The role of Law of Property Act (LPA) receivers

Last updated: 14 Mar 2018

This guidance is for: lenders

This guidance note outlines the basic circumstances and considerations for a lender in appointing a Law of Property Act (LPA) or fixed charge receiver.

All guidance provided in this document is based on a broad consensus of lenders’ collective views and approaches to receivership.

It should be taken as a voluntary statement with no regulatory status. Some of the examples of good practice given may not be appropriate in every circumstance.


  1. The role of LPA receivers (PDF 300KB)