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Joint ownership and landlords: who serves notice?

18th August 2015

Joint tenancy has been the only means of ownership of property at law since the Law of Property Act 1925 relegated tenancy in...

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Overriding Overriding Interests

30th July 2015

In Credit & Mercantile plc v Kaymuu Ltd [2015] EWCA Civ 655 the Court of Appeal had to decide which of two innocent...

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The Legal Costs Secured by a Mortgage

30th July 2015

It is well-known that Nourse LJ in Parker-Tweedale v Dunbar Bank plc (No. 2) [1991] Ch 26 identified three categories of...

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Chaplair Limited v Kumari [2015] EWCA Civ 798

28th July 2015

When a lease has a costs recovery clause, the court can and should permit recovery of costs in a small claim, including those...

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Committal and possession: Is committal the right route against a persistent occupier?

28th July 2015

There have been a number of reported decisions in the last few months on committals for failure to comply with a possession...

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Evening Standard: Ex-businessman ‘forced frail parents out of £1.5m house and into care home’

28th July 2015

A retired businessman packed his frail and ageing parents off to a care home so he could take over their £1.5 million...

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One Building or More

15th July 2015

Buildings come in all shapes and sizes. Some are structurally detached and others form part of a terrace. They may be...

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Granting an option to purchase a shareholding to a party as relief for unfair prejudice was within the court’s discretion

14th July 2015

Thomas v Dawson [2015] EWCA Civ 706 - Court of Appeal (Civil Division) As reported on Westlaw. Summary Granting an...

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Service Charges in Mixed Use Developments

7th July 2015

By their very nature, mixed-use developments involve multiple parties with competing interests. This often leads to disputes...

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The un-named baby appeal [2014] EWCA Civ 1524

18th June 2015

On the 9th October 2014, the Court of Appeal heard a number of applications for permission to appeal by the parents of two...

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