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Barking and Dagenham v Persons Unknown [2022] EWCA Civ 13

24th January 2022

The Wild (Canada) Goose Chase concerning Final Injunctions Against ‘Persons Unknown’ It is rare for a Court of Appeal to...

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I’m not telling you, I’m asking you

19th January 2022

It has been a challenging two years for those involved with the letting and management of residential property. The...

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New funding proposals for cladding remediation works

13th January 2022

It has long been recognised that there are no clear private law routes for lessees to seek redress for unsafe cladding....

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Part 1 – Global 100 v Laleva [2021] EWCA Civ 1835

13th December 2021

Part 1 - A genuine dispute? CPR r.55.8 under the spotlight At a first possession hearing, the court will either decide...

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The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill: A resolution to pandemic rent debts? (Part 3)

19th November 2021

Part 3 – The Code of Practice and the policy behind the Bill This is the final part of our 3-part series on the recent...

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The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill: A resolution to pandemic rent debts? (Part 1)

15th November 2021

On Tuesday 9 November 2021, the Government introduced the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill (“the Bill”) and a Code of...

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Whose land is it anyway? A recent adverse possession case has rendered successful claims even less likely

23rd August 2021

Adverse possession is a legal principle whereby a person who does not have legal title can become the owner of land by being...

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A restrictive interpretation?

2nd March 2021

Andrew Butler QC assesses the recent Court of Appeal decision in Quantum Actuarial LLP v Quantum Advisory Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ...

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Human rights in the time of pandemic

6th October 2020

The 17th century philosopher, Thomas Hobbes, posits a primitive society in which men pursue their selfish aims and life is...

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Possession Proceedings: Where are they now?

5th October 2020

When the stay on possession proceedings first came into force on 27 March 2020, it appeared to be a straight-forward (albeit...

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Building Safety Charges: The New Law

21st September 2020

Background The Building Safety Bill 2020[1] was published on 20th July 2020, at a time when landlord and tenant...

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Good Faith – a springboard to “Responsible Contractual Behaviour”?

24th June 2020

By Andrew Butler QC On 7 May 2020, the Cabinet Office issued guidance urging “responsible and fair performance and...

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