Publications: February 2010

 

Good Harvest Partnership LLP v Centaur Services Limited

The Message In a significant decision, the High Court has held that a tenant’s guarantor could not be required to guarantee an assignee of the lease. The Case It is now over 14 years since the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (“Act”) abolished “privity of contract” for leases entered into on or after 1 […]

23rd Feb 2010 Recent Property Cases Read more

Joyce v Bowman Law Limited

The Message The calculation and recovery of damages for loss of a chance to make a profit can be extremely complicated. The Case The Court had to decide how to compensate a purchaser who had lost the possibility to fully develop a property due to his solicitor’s negligence Mr Joyce purchased a cottage in West […]

18th Feb 2010 Recent Property Cases Read more