Monthly Update

Topics this month:

  • Boundaries: Orphaned land – very narrow strip
  • Co-ownership: Proprietary estoppel – s2 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989; Beneficial interests – non-cohabiting couple – shared weekend home - occupation rent
  • Landlord and Tenant (General): Construction of break clauses in a commercial lease - implied terms on exercise; Relief from forfeiture - exercise of discretion – delay – non-communication.
  • Long Leases: Payments to a court appointed manager were service charges and subject to statutory regulation; Enfranchisement - valuation – improvements; Defective Premises; Repairs; Service charges.
  • Mortgages: Mortgage enforcement - compromise – threat to appoint receivers – intimidation and economic duress – breach of duty.
  • Solicitors Practice Points: Land Registry Practice Guide 27- Conveyancers Certificate; SDLT – First Time Buyers Relief

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The next update will be in the middle of June.

Gary Webber

17 May 2021

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