Publications: October 2012

 

Barkas v North Yorkshire County Council

The Message Local authority statutorily provided recreation grounds are unlikely to be town or village greens. The Case Barkas v North Yorkshire County Council [23 October 2012] concerned the significant issue of whether local residents were able to register a recreation ground as a town or village green (“TVG”), on the basis they had used […]

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Baroque Investments Limited v Joint Liquidators of Teathers Limited

The Message Care is required to preserve dilapidations rights on a lease surrender. The Case Baroque Investments Limited v Joint Liquidators of Teathers Limited [22 October 2012] considered the impact of release provisions in a surrender document on a landlord’s claims against a tenant for dilapidations and breach of a reinstatement obligation. The decision is […]

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ParkingEye Limited v Somerfield Stores Limited

The Message It can pay to overstay your welcome. The Case The Court of Appeal has made clear the law as to whether a contract will be automatically unenforceable due to illegality In 2005, Somerfield entered into a contact with ParkingEye for the provision of an automated monitoring and control system for some of their […]

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Stannard v Gore



The Message An owner is unlikely to be liable for accidental fire damage to adjoining property. 

The Case Stannard v Gore [4 October 2012] considered the issue of whether a landowner could be held responsible for fire damage to adjoining property where the fire originated on his land, but where he was not negligent. This […]

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Law Commission Consultation – Electronic Communications Code – PLA response

This optional response form is provided for consultees’ convenience in responding to our Consultation Paper on the Electronic Communications Code. You can view or download the Consultation Paper free of charge on our website at: www.lawcom.gov.uk (see A-Z of projects > Electronic Communications Code). The response form includes the text of the consultation questions in […]

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