CPI Update 184 - September 2019

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

  • The scope of Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 pre-emption rights - York House (Chelsea) Ltd v Thompson & Thompson;
  • What are “garden or grounds” for SDLT? - Hyman v Revenue & Customs;
  • The legal effect of sub-sale contracts - Conn and another v Ezair; Re Charlotte Street Properties Ltd;
  • Informal agreements to extinguish easements - Pezaro v Bourne;
  • Checking on tenant identity - Seafood Shack Ltd v Darlow;
  • Redevelopment under the 1954 Act - London Kendal Street No3 Ltd v Daejan Investments Ltd.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Community Infrastructure Levy - amendment regulations;
  • Residential development - shared ownership;
  • Capital allowances - guidance on non-residential structures;
  • Land Registry - Practice Guide updates;
  • Party walls - RICS Guidance.

Published on 1 September 2019.