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Property Disputes weekly highlights—5 November 2020

Published on: 05 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Property Disputes weekly highlights—5 November 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus—judiciary confirms courts will operate during lockdown
  • Government issues guidance for telephone and video hearings amid coronavirus
  • Coronavirus—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 2 November
  • Break options and notices
  • Break clauses and the definition of vacant possession (Capitol v Global)
  • Disputes and remedies
  • Defence of illegality rejected in solicitor’s negligence claim (Stoffel & Co v Grondona)
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Property Disputes weekly highlights includes a summary of recent measures and guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19), a Supreme Court ruling on the illegality defence in a negligence claim, Court of Appeal cases on the information to be included in a section 8 notice and overcharging tenants for water and sewage services, an Upper Tribunal decision regarding the reduction of civil penalties by the First-tier Tribunal, and High Court cases dealing with a judgment based on a fraudulent document and the valid exercise of a break clause. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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