CPI Update 142 - February 2016

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For subscribers, the February 2016 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Misrepresentation in relation to service charge handover provisions - Greenridge Luton One Ltd v Kempton Investments Ltd;
  • Specific performance of obligations in a lease - Airport Industrial GP Ltd v Heathrow Airport Ltd & AP16 Ltd;
  • Landlords’ leaseback proposals on enfranchisement - Tibber v Buckley;
  • Is a right of recreation an easement? Regency Villas Title Ltd v Diamond Resorts (Europe) Ltd;
  • Negligence in arranging sub-sales to minimise SDLT - Mansion Estates Ltd v Hayre & Co (a firm);
  • Interpretation of restrictive covenants - Derreb Ltd v White, Re The Huntsman;
  • Tacking further advances - Urban Ventures Ltd v Thomas;
  • Personal service of documents - Morby v Gate Gourmet Luxembourg Iv Sarl.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Renting homes in Wales. SDLT - draft legislation for changes still awaited.
  • Residential tenancies and the right to rent.
  • Apportioning rent at lease termination.
  • Lost enforceability of easements.
  • Rejection of Land Registry applications.
  • Leap year points for 2016.

Published 1 February 2016.