Publications: September 2015

 

Bristol Seminar – Relief from forfeiture revisited – Magnic, Safin, Freifeld

Much like London buses, cases on particular property law issues often come in clusters. This summer it was the turn of relief from forfeiture the principles of which were considered by the Court of Appeal on no less than three occasions in Magnic v Ul-Hassan and anor [2015] EWCA Civ 224, Safin (Fursecroft) Limited v Badrig […]

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Bristol Seminar – Tenant’s Pre-emption Rights & Mixed Use Developments

Much like London buses, cases on particular property law issues often come in clusters. This summer it was the turn of relief from forfeiture the principles of which were considered by the Court of Appeal on no less than three occasions in Magnic v Ul-Hassan and anor [2015] EWCA Civ 224, Safin (Fursecroft) Limited v Badrig […]

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Bristol Seminar – Rent Review – Top ten cases of all time

United Scientific Holdings v Burnley BC [1978] AC 904 FR Evans v English Electric (1978) 36 P&CR 185 Law Land v Consumers Association [1980] 2 EGLR 109 Plinth Properties v Mott Hay & Anderson (1977) 38 P&CR 361 British Gas v Universities Superannuation Scheme [1986] 1 WLR 398 Basingstoke & Deane v Host Group [1988] […]

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PLA South Coast Event – Relief from Forfeiture – Magnic, Safin, Freifeld

Much like London buses, cases on particular property law issues often come in clusters. This summer it was the turn of relief from forfeiture the principles of which were considered by the Court of Appeal on no less than three occasions in Magnic v Ul-Hassan and anor [2015] EWCA Civ 224, Safin (Fursecroft) Limited v […]

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Leeds & Manchester Seminars – Rights of Light Workshop – The Problem

“Erebus Developments” has built a six-storey development. On the other side of the road, there are three residential houses. The houses enjoy rights of light over the development site. The top two storeys of the development infringe those rights of light. Those two storeys: (i) cost £½m to build; (ii) were predicted (in a development […]

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Leeds & Manchester Seminars – Consent To Assignment & Sub-letting

Introduction The purpose of this paper is to examine briefly the three most common questions which I am asked assist on in relation to consent to assignment or sub-letting: How long have we got? What is a reasonable basis for refusal? What is my remedy? In the short time available to me I do not […]

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Leeds & Manchester Seminars – Break Clauses – An Update

The need for strict compliance with conditions for exercise of a break clause. In Legal & General Assurance Company Ltd v Expeditors International (UK) Ltd [2007] 2 P&CR 10, Lord Justice Lloyd stated: “In general, conditions attached to a break clause, as with any other option provision, must be strictly complied with, so that even […]

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