CPI Update 199 - December 2020

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

  • Challenging a landlord’s service charge certificate - Sara & Hossein Asset Holdings Ltd v Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd.
  • The effect of dissolution, disclaimer and restoration - Mistral Asset Finance Ltd v Registrar of Companies.
  • Taking account of value from freehold reversions - Morris Homes Ltd & Anor v Cheshire West & Chester Council.
  • Cynical breaches of restrictive covenants - Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust v Housing Solutions Ltd.
  • Using the subject to contract caveat - Joanne Properties Ltd v Moneything Capital Ltd.
  • Planning conditions and highway dedication - DB Symmetry Ltd v Swindon Borough Council.

There is also consideration of:

  • Amendments to the Use Classes Order challenged by judicial review.
  • VAT – extension of the period for notifying an option to tax.
  • Amendment to the CIL Regulations.
  • Government response to proposed RPI methodology changes.
  • Examining what is comprised in demised property.
  • Land Registry - Proposed identification standards.

Published on 30 November 2020.