CPI Update 158 - June 2017

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

  • Detailed commentary on the 3rd Edition of the SCPCs;
  • An analysis of the new electronic communications code under the Digital Economy Act 2017;
  • Reporting to clients on planning searches - Orientfield Holdings Ltd v Bird & Bird LLP;
  • Protecting pre-emption rights with Land Registry restrictions - Law v Haider;
  • The rule in Harris v Flower (on the extent of a dominant tenement) - Gore v Naheed & Ahmed;
  • Serving notices under clauses in leases - Grimes v Trustees of the Essex Farmers & Union Hunt;
  • An interpretation of a contract exclusion clause - Persimmon Homes Ltd and others v Ove Arup & Partners Ltd;
  • Contamination by Japanese knotweed - Waistell v Network Rail Infrastructure Limited;
  • SDLT replaced by a Land Transaction Tax for Wales;
  • Rent review - apportioning back rent liability.

Published on 31 May 2017.