Publications: November 2011

 

Quirkco Investments Ltd v Aspray Transport Limited

The Message Tenant Break Clauses continue not to run smoothly. The Case The Court has, yet again, had to consider whether a tenant has successfully exercised a conditional break clause In 2001, Aspray took a Lease of commercial premises in Castleford, West Yorkshire for a term of 15 years but with a right to break […]

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Sharma & Kuruppu v Simposh Limited

The Message Oral contracts in relation to land are not worth the paper they are written on! The Case The Court of Appeal has made clear that sometimes payments made under void contracts for the purchase of land are not recoverable In 2007, the Claimants reached an agreement with the Defendant property developer to buy […]

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Stadium Capital Holdings (No,2) Ltd v St Marylebone Property Company Plc

The Message The Court will adopt a sensible approach to awarding damages. The Case The High Court has had to decide how damages for trespass should be calculated in relation to a lucrative advertising hoarding erected over an adjoining owner’s airspace. The Claimant, Stadium Capital, owns a cleared development site on the Finchley Road in […]

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