Publications: May 2015


Remedies for interference with a right to light

Scott v Aimiuwu (18/2/2015) is the first known Court Decision on a rights of light claim since the Judgment of the Supreme Court in Coventry v Lawrence (2014) – in which the basis upon which injunctive relief should be granted, and damages awarded, was reviewed and revised. It is a Decision that will give some […]

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Scott v Aimiuwu – 
The First Rights of Light Case Following Coventry v Lawrence

Most developers will be eager to hear (probably more than the election results!) that the first Court Case on Rights of Light has determined following both Coventry v Lawrence and the Law Commission which presented themselves last year. However, it is unfortunately not too significant. The Facts This is a first instance County Court Judgement […]

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The shorter and earlier trial procedures initiative – PLA response

Completed on behalf of the Property Litigation Association (PLA). The Property Litigation Association (PLA) responds to the consultation on the Shorter and Earlier Trial Procedures Initiative as set out below in our comments in red on the draft Practice Direction. PLA members specialise in all aspects of property litigation including commercial, residential and agricultural property […]

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