CPI Update 181 - June 2019

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

  • Drafting overage planning triggers - Loxleigh Investments Ltd v Dartford Borough Council.
  • Relief from ATED: a property development trade - Hopscotch Ltd v HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Interpreting service charge clauses - Wilcock v The Guinness Partnership Ltd.
  • Corporate support and disclosure letters - Persimmon Homes Ltd v Hillier & Anor.
  • Trigger events and town or village greens - Wiltshire Council v Cooper Estates Strategic Land Ltd.
  • Reasonable endeavours to trigger overage - Gaia Ventures Ltd v Abbeygate Helical (Leisure Plaza) Ltd.
  • Insured damage and reinstatement value - Sartex Quilts & Textiles Ltd v Endurance Corporate Capital Ltd.
  • Suing in negligence for defective works - Thomas & Anor v Taylor Wimpey Developments Ltd & Ors.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Land Transaction Tax and SDLT – the definition of residential property.
  • Planning changes - permitted development rights.
  • Residential tenancies – new section 21 notices.
  • Residential tenancies - Tenant Fees Act 2019 commencement.
  • Unregistered transactions - completion instructions for a seller’s solicitor. 
  • Land Registry practice (LRPG 19) on restrictions.
  • Conveyancing – completion information forms.

Published on 3 June 2019.