CPI Update 120 - February 2014

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The February 2014 issue of the CPI Update contains: Case law commentary on:

  • Dealing with defective drafting in an AGA - Pavilion Property Trustees Ltd v Permira Advisers LLP;
  • Revisiting the law on release of guarantors by variation - Topland Portfolio No. 1 Ltd v Smiths News Trading Ltd;
  • Unilateral notices protecting derivative or connected rights - Bank of Scotland plc v Joseph;
  • The scope of a landlord’s service charge covenant - Innerspaces Self Storage Ltd v Harding;
  • Bankruptcy and its effect on ownership of land - The Free Grammar School of John Lyon v Helman;
  • An actionable interference with a right of way - Taylor v Burton;
  • How to serve notices upon directors - Key Homes Bradford Ltd v Patel.

Legislative developments in relation to:

  • The Land Registry privatisation consultation.
  • Assets of Community Value and their interaction with planning.
  • Publicly owned land - The Right to Contest.
  • Community Infrastructure Levy - Revised amendment regulations.
  • CRAR - Fees regulations for April 2014.
  • Green Deal - Consumer Credit Act implications.
  • Employment - TUPE amendments.

Practical comment on:

  • Informal occupation of premises using an express tenancy at will.
  • Discharge of mortgages - The City of London Law Society Protocol for Discharging Mortgages.
  • Land Registry – Amendments to LRPG 25: lease variations.
  • Land Registry – Amendments to LRPG 12: official searches.
  • Land Registry – Applications lodged by the public.

Published 2nd February 2014.