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Property Disputes weekly highlights—25 February 2021

Property Disputes weekly highlights—25 February 2021
Published on: 25 February 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Property Disputes weekly highlights—25 February 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Residential evictions under coronavirus—when does the rent exception apply? (Trinity House of Deptford Strond v Prescott)
  • Renting guidance updated to reflect extension of eviction ban
  • Welsh Government confirms continuation of residential evictions ban​
  • HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 22 February
  • Rent and rates
  • PLA advises on High Court system of dealing with high value rent claims
  • Business rates avoidance—sham leases—a rare victory for a local authority (Isle Investments v Leeds City Council)
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Property Disputes weekly highlights includes a summary of recent measures and guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19), including a decision on when the rent exception to the residential eviction ban applies, an Upper Tribunal decision on the release of restrictive covenants under section 84 of the Law of Property Act 1925, and High Court cases on adverse possession and a business rates avoidance scheme. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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