CPI Update 161 - October 2017

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

  • VAT on recharged property searches - Brabners LLP v Revenue & Customs Commissioners;
  • Implied terms in an overage agreement - Sparks v Biden;
  • Unilaterally altering the route of an easement - Lea v Ward;
  • Negligent mis-statement though “Find a Solicitor”? - The Law Society v Schubert Murphy (A Firm);
  • Enforcing mutually dependent restrictive covenants - Signature of St Albans (Property) Guernsey Ltd v Wragg;
  • Fraud, adverse possession and rectification - Rashid v Rashid.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • A recent Pool Re report on terrorism insurance.
  • The new Boundary Disputes Protocol.
  • Lease termination by surrender, by break, and as to part.
  • The joint advice note on property fraud from the Land Registry and the Law Society.
  • An SRA warning notice on tax avoidance.
  • The use of forms ID1 and ID2.

Published on 1 October 2017.