CPI Update 153 - January 2017

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For subscribers, the January 2017 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Competing priorities during a registration “gap” - Baker v Craggs;
  • Satisfying deposit conditions under an option to purchase - Helix 3D Ltd v Dunedin Industrial Property Nominee Ltd;
  • Is a seller’s solicitor liable for erroneous CPSE replies? Francis v Charles Knapper;
  • A new rent review case on index linking - Elmfield Road Ltd v Trillium (Prime) Property GP Ltd;
  • What qualifies as “term of years”? Leeds City Council v Broadley (Rev 1);
  • Applying equitable relief rules to licences - General Motors UK Ltd v The Manchester Ship Canal Co. Ltd;
  • Can an oral land contract be enforced by a constructive trust? Matchmove Ltd v Dowding & Church;
  • Contracts disposing of land interest - Rollerteam Ltd v Riley.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • The Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill 2016;
  • The way in which CPSE replies are qualified.

Published on 5 January 2017.