CPI Update 180 - May 2019

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

  • An analysis of GAGA provisions of a licence to assign - Co-Operative Group Food Ltd v A & A Shah Properties Limited.
  • Whether a countersigned letter can amount to a section 2 contract - Kuznetsov v Camden London Borough Council.
  • A fencing easement or a positive covenant? - Churston Golf Club Ltd v Haddock.
  • Relief from forfeiture of a long lease of commercial premises - SHB Realisations Ltd & Anor v Cribbs Mall Nominee (1) Ltd.
  • Interpreting reserved rights in tenancy agreements - Windsor-Clive v Rees & Anor.
  • Interpreting a tenant covenant to permit access - New Crane Wharf Freehold Ltd v Dovener.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • The draft new Code for Leasing Business Premises (1st Edition).
  • The ending of section 21 Housing Act 1988 terminations.
  • Consultation on reform of agricultural tenancy law.
  • Stamp duty regulation amendment for impressed stamps.
  • Practical points on sub-sale contracts.
  • Land Registry practice on execution by overseas companies.

Published on 30 April 2019.