Publications: October 2010

 

Peaceform Limited v Cussens & Others

The Message Great care must be taken to ensure that the contents of notices are correct as simple errors can render important notices ineffective. 

The Case The High Court has held that a tenant has lost the benefit of its option to purchase the freehold of its premises by a certain date as a result […]

16th Oct 2010 Recent Property Cases Read more

Lloyds TSB Bank PLC v Markandan & Uddin

The Message Solicitors can be the victims of fraud on lenders. The Case The High Court has had to decide whether solicitors have to bear the whole loss suffered by a negligent lender who is defrauded by the borrower In 2007, a Mr Victor Davies applied for a mortgage loan from Cheltenham & Gloucester plc […]

14th Oct 2010 Recent Property Cases Read more

Morgan v Pooley

The Morgans agreed to buy a house from the Pooleys for £1.66 million. It was a substantial house in beautiful countryside with 2 acres of grounds. An old farm track ran along one boundary. It was seldom used but, unknown to the Morgans, the neighbouring owners had applied for planning permission to build a new […]

7th Oct 2010 Recent Property Cases Read more