CPI Update 148 - August 2016

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

  • Entering into land promotion agreements - Gladman Developments Limited v Sutton;
  • Enforcing covenants through building schemes - Birdlip Ltd v Hunter;
  • Other cases on restrictive covenants - San Juan & Robinson v Allen; Hussain, Re 23 Bartlett Close;
  • Landlords’ implied repairing obligations - Edwards v Kumarasamy.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Amended SDLT provisions in the Finance Bill 2016;
  • The new power to override rights (replacing section 237 TCPA 1990);
  • The problems arising out of tenants’ rights of first refusal;
  • A new notes from the Law Society on e-signatures for contracts and deeds;
  • SRA property fraud warning on bogus firms and CEO impersonation.

Published on 31 July 2016.