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Lexis®PSL Property Disputes monthly highlights—February 2017

Published on: 28 February 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Property Disputes monthly highlights—February 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Lexis PSL Property Highlights
  • Forthcoming amendment to CPR PD56
  • Validity of sub-tenant's section 26 request
  • Construction of alienation covenants
  • Purchaser's solicitor liable for breach of trust in fraudulent sale
  • No obligation to seek verification of seller's identity
  • Importance of taking clear instructions from client
  • More...

Article summary

February 2017 highlights from the Lexis PSL Property Disputes team. This month’s highlights include forthcoming amendments to CPR PD56; the validity of a sub-tenant’s section 26 request; the construction of alienation covenants; the liability of a purchaser’s solicitor for breach of trust on a fraudulent sale; no obligation to seek the verification of a seller’s identity; the importance of seeking clear instructions from a client; no estoppel by convention regarding payment of service charge; and clarification of lease extension time limits. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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