CPI Update 165 - February 2018

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For subscribers, the February 2018 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Another “registration gap” case (tenant’s break notice) - Sackville UK Property Select II (GP) No.1 Ltd v Robertson Taylor Insurance Brokers Ltd.
  • Is airspace demised with a lease of a building? - Ralph Kline Ltd v Metropolitan and County Holdings Ltd.
  • Damages recoverable for breach of contract - Conway & Anor v Eze.
  • Reasonable endeavours in overage clauses - Gaia Ventures Ltd v Abbeygate Helical (Leisure Plaza) Ltd.
  • Tenant covenants requiring consent - Victory Place Management Company Ltd v Kuehn.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • The new rates of tax applicable under Land Transaction Tax.
  • An overview of Land Transaction Tax.
  • Amendments to the Land Registration Rules 2003.
  • The Departmental Minute on liability for digital conveyancing.
  • Practice Note on court proceedings under the Electronic Communications Code.
  • Law Society statement on VAT on searches.
  • Land Registry restrictions on leasehold titles.

Published on 1 February 2018.