CPI Update 122 - April 2014

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For subscribers, the April 2014 issue of the CPI Update is attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Erimus Housing Ltd v Barclays Wealth Trustees (Jersey) Ltd - informal occupation: tenancy at will or periodic?
  • H Waites Ltd v Hambledon Court Ltd – in landlord and tenant, is airspace demised?
  • Horne & Meredith Properties Ltd v Cox - 1954 Act grounds of opposition.
  • Singh v Dhanji – dealing with a landlord’s consent to assign.
  • Coventry v Lawrence – the Supreme Court on nuisance, injunctions and property rights.

In addition, there is coverage of:

  • Capital allowance changes.
  • The March 2014 Budget and high-value residential property.
  • Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery - Commencement and commentary.
  • Leasehold enfranchisement - The Leasehold Reform (Amendment) Act 2014.
  • Landlord and tenant – are tenants’ fixtures included or excluded from a demise?
  • CPSE capital allowance enquiries.
  • A chancel repair update liability update in the Law Society Gazette.
  • SDLT on solar panel leases.
  • The Land Registry’s MapSearch service.

Published March 31, 2014.