CPI Update 183 - August 2019

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

  • Resisting the electronic communications codes by redeveloping - EE Ltd & ors v Chichester & ors (Trustees of Meyrick);
  • Contract clauses dealing with striking off - Bridgehouse (Bradford No.2) v BAE Systems plc;
  • Capacity of a tenant to take a lease - Panton v Brophy;
  • Intensification of use and easements - Stanning v Baldwin;
  • Prescriptive drainage rights - Stanning v Baldwin (again).

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Changes to ancillary CGT reliefs for private residence relief;
  • The new capital allowance for new non-residential buildings;
  • Proposals to change assured tenancy termination;
  • Proposals to reform residential tenancy deposits;
  • The Environment Bill and conservation covenants;
  • Holding on to rent deposits after assignment;
  • An updated Conveyancing Protocol.

Published on 2 August 2019.