CPI Update 152 - December 2016

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

  • Interpreting multiple condition contract - Dooba Developments Ltd v McLagan Investments Ltd;
  • The extent of a seller’s solicitor’s warranty of authority - P&P Property Ltd v Owen White and Catlin LLP;
  • The registration of town and village greens - R (on the application of Allaway & Pollock) v Oxfordshire CC;
  • Enforcing a power of sale under a lien - Menelaou v Bank of Cyprus UK Ltd;
  • At what moment is a deed executed? - Arrowgame Ltd v Wildsmith;
  • Damages for misrepresentation - Quilter v Hodson Developments Ltd.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Slight changes to publicity rules for landowner statements.
  • New updated SDLT guidance on higher rate transactions.
  • Changes to permitted development rights for electronic communication masts.
  • Registration gap problems when dealing with express surrenders.
  • Contracting-out overriding leases granted under the 1995 Act.
  • A 2016 update to the City of London Certificate of Title.
  • New Land Registry rules for delivery of first registration applications.
  • Further comment on Land Registry standard form restrictions.

Published on 1 December 2016.