Publications: December 2014

 

Leading Property Cases of 2014

Iceland Foods Limited v Castlebrook Holdings Limited (12/12/2013) A case decided in late 2013 but not reported until 2014. It is a rare reported Judgment on an unopposed lease renewal and highlights the importance of having the correct expert evidence re comparables when it comes to fixing the rent. It is also of interest in […]

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Charalambous v Ng

The Message Failure to comply with statutory tenancy deposit requirements will prevent repossession of residential premises. The Case Charalambous v Ng [16 December 2014] is a particularly important decision for landlords and tenants where a deposit is held for tenant breaches of assured shorthold tenancies (including statutory periodic ones) of residential property. Charalambous took a […]

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Hardy v Griffiths

The Message Buy in haste and you have to pay the price. The Case Experienced lawyers found liable for breaching contract to purchase their dream house Mr and Mrs Griffiths, a Queens Counsel and a former head of a law firm, entered into a contract on 1 April 2011 to buy Laughton Manor in East […]

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