In Brar & Brar v Thirunavukkrasu  EWCA Civ 2032, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that the exercise of the Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) procedure will operate to waive a subsisting right to forfeit a lease.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority introduced new Standards and Regulations on 25 November 2019 to replace the SRA Code of Conduct 2011. The Code of Conduct had itself replaced an earlier 2007 edition and, before that, the old Solicitors Practice Rules 1990.
We do not get too many cases in which section 1 of the Law of Property Act 1925 is at the heart of the decision. In Baker & Anor v Craggs  EWCA Civ 1126, the Court of Appeal has overturned the 2016 High Court decision (see CPI Update Issue 153 – January 2017).