Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co

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Property Update — August 2014: planning, energy, construction, noise nuisance and more

Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co’s real-estate experts bring you the latest property law issues and provide action points to help you and your organisation.


  • Landlord and tenant — a failure to keep a shop open meant that a tenant was not entitled to a new lease
  • VAT — Court of Appeal rules that VAT not payable by a buyer despite the contract stating that the price was exclusive of VAT
  • Noise nuisance — liability of landlords for tenants’ actions
  • Land registration — rectification of the register of title can take effect retrospectively
  • Planning — neighbourhood planning; enforcement using the Proceeds of Crime Act; and an LPA’s scheme of delegation
  • Energy — another chance to read our alert on minimum energy efficiency standards that will have to be met before a building can be let
  • Construction — another chance to read our alert on the issuing of certificates for construction projects

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