For subscribers, the March 2019 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:
- Whether the law of nuisance protects privacy - Fearn v The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery.
- Can a lease be frustrated by Brexit? - Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited v European Medicines Agency.
- Is a derelict building a dwelling for SDLT purposes? - P.N. Bewley Ltd v Revenue & Customs Commissioners.
- Adverse possession of unenclosed land - Thorpe v Frank.
- Trying to extend the reach of an easement - Parker v Roberts.
- Reverter of school sites - Rittson-Thomas v Oxfordshire County Council.
- Premature section 146 notices - Toms v Ruberry.
In addition, there is coverage of:
- A consultation on a new SDLT foreign buyer surcharge.
- A reminder of changes to the SDLT filing date.
- DCLG consultation on conservation covenants.
- The Tenant Fees Act 2019.
- Replacement leases (by re-grant or agreement for renewal).
- The Law Society’s Code for Completion by Post (2019).
- SDLT in the new CQS Practice Management standards.
Published on 1 March 2019.