Publications: Speakers Corner

 

Andrew Walker QC –  Code operators as occupiers under the Electronic Communications Code – Solving the conundrum of Compton Beauchamp

Andrew Walker QC considers the decision of the Court of Appeal in Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure v Compton Beauchamp Estates (2019), which has met with a sustained challenge by some code operators. That may in part have been aimed at securing wider rights than were intended, but at least in some circumstances it seems to lead […]

7th Sep 2020 Publications Read more

Cecily Crampin and Julia Petrenko (Falcon Chambers) – The Scope of PD 51 Z: Court of Appeal decision in Marshall (acting by Mehmet Arkin as fixed charge receiver) v Marshall & Another

Cecily Crampin and Julia Petrenko consider the implications of Marshall (acting by Mehmet Arkin as fixed charge receiver) v Marshall & Another[2020] EWCA Civ 620 in which the Court of Appeal dismissed the challenges made to Practice Direction PD 51Z and confirmed that the stay applies even to directions agreed by the parties, though the […]

2nd Jul 2020 Covid-19 Read more

Martin Dray (Falcon Chambers) – Not positively unjust? The difficulty in obtaining rectification of the register against a proprietor in possession.

Martin Dray discusses Rees v 82 Portland Place Investments LLP [2020] EWHC 1177 (Ch), which shows that there is no guarantee that an innocent party who loses out by reason of a Land Registry mistake will prevail in securing rectification of the register in its favour. Everything may boil down to whether it is positively […]

2nd Jul 2020 Covid-19 Read more