Publications: June 2012


Property Litigation Case Alert

Lee v Courtenay Gate (6 June 2012) A residential tenant of a block of flats unsuccessfully applied under s.84 (12) of the Law of Property Act 1925 to discharge or modify an absolute covenant against sub-letting of his flat. Under the Act, a tenant of a Lease for more than 40 years, of which 25 […]

30th Jun 2012 Recent Property Cases Read more

Property Case Alert for May-June 2012

Freetown Ltd v Assethold Ltd (21 May 2012) The 14 day period for appealing against a Party Wall Award runs from the time the Award is posted and not received and the Appeal was out of time as a result. The Court applied the reasoning in CA Webber (Transport) Ltd v Railtrack Ltd (2004) in […]

8th Jun 2012 Recent Property Cases Read more

Lee v Courtenay Gate

The Message Tenants may be able to free themselves from obsolete Lease restrictions. The Case The Upper Tribunal had determined a rare application to remove a covenant against sub-letting in a residential tenancy. Mr Lee owns a long Lease in Courtenay Gate, a block of 31 flats on the seafront in Hove. In 2009, he […]

6th Jun 2012 Recent Property Cases Read more