CPI Update 177 - February 2019

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For subscribers, the February 2019 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Development agreements and adherence to public procurement rules - Faraday Development Ltd v West Berkshire Council.
  • Ready able and willing to complete – Oakley v Harper McKay Developments Ltd.
  • Extent of an easement where a covenant is varied - O’Byrne Re Land at Tubney Manor Farm.
  • Timely relief from forfeiture - Gibbs v Lakeside Developments Ltd.
  • Waiver of a right to forfeit - Stemp v 6 Ladbroke Gardens Management Ltd.
  • CIL exemption for self-builders - R (on the applic. of Shropshire Council) v DCLG & Lee Jones.
  • What are common parts for enfranchisement purposes? - LM Homes Ltd & others v Queen Court Freehold Co Ltd.
  • Powers of attorney and deeds of guarantee - Katara Hospitality v Guez & Rose.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • A Law Commission consultation on rights to manage.
  • Various problems with break clauses.
  • Modified Land Registry guidance on easements.
  • Land Registry guidance on Form RX1 restriction applications.
  • Further Land Transaction Tax guidance provided by the WRA.

Published on 31 January 2019.