CPI Update 129 - December 2014

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For subscribers, the December 2014 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Robert Hitchins Ltd, R (on the application of) v Worcestershire County Council – avoiding section 106 obligations with a second planning permission.
  • Telchadder v Wickland Holdings Ltd – which breaches of covenant are capable of remedy?
  • Sims v Dacorum BC – how do you terminate a joint tenancy?
  • Natt v Osman – defective property notices: invalid, or capable of correction?
  • Bradley v Heslin – an easement to close a gate.
  • AIB Group (UK) Plc v Mark Redler & Co Solicitors – breach of trust in a re-mortgage transaction.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Section 106 contributions – the Government’s consultation response.
  • The Legal Services Board’s decision on minimum professional indemnity insurance levels.
  • Common land - New Commons Registration regulations.
  • Rent suspension issues with unusable premises.
  • Using rent guarantee agreements on the sale of investment property.
  • The SRA’s draft Competency Statement for professional development purposes.
  • December 2014 changes to the CML Handbook.

Published on 1 December 2014.