Monthly Update

September 2020

Topics this month:

  • Landlord and tenant (General): Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 - guarantee of AGA; Restrictive Covenants – restraint of Trade; Rights of entry - interpretation
  • Mortgages:Solicitors - breach of trust - quantum; Insolvency - administration – sale of property – registered charge – equitable charge
  • Property litigation: Possession claims – procedure after stay lifted
  • Property Transactions: Land Registry – rectification; Lease - overlapping demise
  • Residential tenancies: New notice periods for tenancies during the pandemic
  • Restrictive Covenants: Modification – compensation; Approval of design of plans – leaseholder interests
  • Solicitors Practice Points: Land Registry - Practice Guide 8 – electronic deed signatures; Law Society – Land Registry Practice – electronic signatures; Law Society – property and registration fraud; Law Society – Guidance - TA6 – septic tanks.

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