CPI Update 160 - September 2017

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

  • Is motive relevant when using ground (f)? - S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd;
  • What is the vertical extent of a highway? - Southwark LBC & The City of London v Transport for London;
  • Ensuring a landlord’s lender consents to a surrender - The Co-operative Bank plc v Hayes Freehold Ltd (in liq.);
  • Termination of a licence to occupy - West End Commercial Ltd v London Trocadero (2015) LLP;
  • What is a “mistake” for land registration purposes? - NRAM plc v Evans;
  • The burden of proof in prescriptive easement cases - Welford v Graham;
  • Implied ancillary rights in easements - Dickinson & Anor v Cassillas.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Residential leaseholds - consultation on leasehold houses.
  • Electronic Communications Code - transitional provisions.
  • Commercial leases - defining “the Term”.
  • 1954 Act - contracting-out notices.
  • Land Registry - Practice Guide on - overseas companies.
  • Leasehold houses - CML information.
  • Land Registry - Practice Guide: Easements.
  • Land Registry - Practice Guide: Evidence of identity.
  • Land Registry - Practice Guide: Boundaries. 

Published on 27 August 2017.