Law Reform Committee: March 2021

 

Minutes of the 1st meeting of the Upper Tribunal Lands Chamber Users Group Meeting on 18 March 2021

Current work of Tribunal Work fluctuates due to “volume” compulsory purchase compensation claims Pandemic has reduced work in a number of areas – FTT appeals (down 30-35%). Rating appeals (down 80%). Other claims (compensation, telecoms) (down 20%) (but telecoms claims are increasing) This is driven in large part by the fact that the first tier […]

31st Mar 2021 Law Reform Committee Read more

CMA issues letters to two housing developers in relation to possible breaches of consumer protection law in the sale of leasehold houses

The Competition and Markets Authority has issued letters to two housing developers in relation to possible breaches of consumer protection law in the sale of leasehold houses. The letters outline the CMA’s specific concerns about the potential unfairness of terms that double the ground rent every 10 or 15 years. The CMA is seeking undertakings […]

25th Mar 2021 Law Reform Committee Read more