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Ensure lease drafting reflects the client’s requirements (Balogun v Boyes Sutton)

Published on: 22 February 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Ensure lease drafting reflects the client’s requirements (Balogun v Boyes Sutton)
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  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What were the facts of the case?
  • What had the High Court decided?
  • What were the issues on appeal to the Court of Appeal?
  • What did the Court of Appeal decide?
  • Did the underlease give the Mr Balogun the right to connect into and use the ventilation shaft?
  • Even so, should the solicitor have warned Mr Balogun that there was a risk that the underlease did not confer the requisite right?
  • But had Mr Balogun suffered any loss as a result of the breach?
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Article summary

Property analysis: This decision of the Court of Appeal confirms the importance to a tenant’s solicitor of ensuring that the draft lease confers all necessary rights for the tenant to operate. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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