Publications: October 2006

 

James Hay Pension Trustees Ltd v First Secretary of State

The Message A Council document was held not to be a certificate of lawful use and, therefore, could not be used to resist a planning enforcement notice. The Case This case concerned an attempt by James Hay Pension Trustees Ltd (Hay) to rely on a document in order to establish it could lawfully use a […]

26th Oct 2006 Recent Property Cases Read more

Balmoral Group Limited v Borealis (UK) Limited

The Message Parties to property disputes need to be sure as to the merits of their expert and his/her evidence before they commence costly proceedings. 

The Case A Claimant has not only lost a very substantial and costly case because its expert’s evidence was not accepted but has been ordered to pay additional costs to […]

17th Oct 2006 Recent Property Cases Read more

Taylor v Crotty


The Message 
A tenant’s notice exercising an option to buy the freehold was held to be valid and the landlord as a result had to sell his freehold interest. The Case 
Taylor and another (the landlord) granted a tenancy agreement to Judith and Janine Crotty (the tenant) in 2001. The tenancy agreement contained an option […]

3rd Oct 2006 Recent Property Cases Read more