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Lexis®PSL Property Disputes monthly highlights—March 2017

Lexis®PSL Property Disputes monthly highlights—March 2017
Published on: 31 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Lexis®PSL Property Disputes monthly highlights—March 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Headlines (News updates & analysis)
  • Lexis PSL Property Highlights
  • Further provisions of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 in force on 6 April 2017
  • Supreme Court decision on rateable value (Newbigin v SJ & J Monk)
  • Onerous rent concession letters and penalties (Vivienne Westwood v Conduit Street)
  • Property guardianships and the difficulties of granting licences (Camelot Property Management Ltd and another company v Roynon)
  • Legal fees for defending threatened proceedings included in costs of managing development (Bretby Hall v Pratt)
  • Misrepresentation in replies to enquiries (First Tower Trustees Ltd & Anor v CDS Ltd)
  • More...

Article summary

March 2017 highlights from the Lexis PSL Property Disputes team. This month’s highlights include further provisions of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 coming into force; Supreme Court decision on rateable value; onerous rent concession letters and penalties; property guardianships and the difficulties of granting licences; legal fees for defending threatened proceedings included in costs of managing development; misrepresentation in replies to enquiries; no conflict of interest where solicitor acted for buyer and also in limited capacity for seller; unravelling property interests in abortive transactions; restrictive covenants—examining the ‘thin end of the wedge’ argument; and specialist civil courts to become Business and Property Courts. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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