CPI Update 189 - February 2020

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For subscribers, the February 2020 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Negligence arising from the lack of a Land Registry restriction - Gosden & Anor v Halliwell Landau (a firm) & Anor.
  • Witnessing by video link - Yuen v Wong.
  • Vesting orders after a Crown disclaimer - Leon v Her Majesty's Attorney General & Ors.
  • Material considerations in planning decisions - R (on the application of Wright) v Resilient Energy Severndale Ltd.
  • Modifying restrictive covenants - Martin v Lipton.

There is also commentary on:

  • Electronic communications in leasehold property.
  • SDLT updated guidance on dwellings.
  • Residential leaseholds and the enfranchisement consultation.
  • Contract races - dealing with more than one buyer.
  • Land Registry practice guide update: trusts.
  • Land Registry practice guide update: adverse possession.
  • Land Registry practice guide update: execution of deeds.

Published on 2 February 2020.