CPI Update 169 - June 2018

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

  • The implications of Dreamvar in the Court of Appeal - P&P Property Ltd v Owen White & Catlin LLP.
  • Pre-conditions in a tenant’s break clause - Goldman Sachs International v Procession House Trustee Ltd.
  • Can an easement overreach equitable ownership? - Baker v Craggs.
  • Serving notice to terminate an agreement for lease - Ropemaker Properties Ltd v Bella Italia Restaurants Ltd.
  • Avoiding subrogation in a commercial lease - Prezzo Ltd v High Point Estates Ltd.
  • Easement and covenant enforceability - Roberts v Parker.
  • Listing ACVs on the basis of trespassory user - Banner Homes Ltd v St Albans City and District Council.
  • Releasing restrictive covenants - Flowers v Chief Land Registrar.
  • The validity of anti-oral variation clauses - Rock Advertising Ltd v MWB Business Exchange Centres Ltd.
  • Preventing “as of right” user with signage - R (on the application of Cotham School) v Bristol City Council.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Energy efficiency - new guidance on MEES exemptions.
  • SRA consultation on indemnity insurance levels.
  • Rent review assumptions for the MEES regulations.
  • Interim Law Society Guidance on VAT on property searches (the Brabners case).

Published on 31 May 2018.