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Examining the breach of the implied covenant (Kumarasamy v Edwards)

Published on: 18 July 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Examining the breach of the implied covenant (Kumarasamy v Edwards)
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issues arose for the Supreme Court’s consideration?
  • What did the court decide on those issues, and why?
  • Is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: What is the extent of a landlord’s statutorily implied repairing covenants where the landlord is a leaseholder who has sublet a flat in a block owned by the freeholder? Philip Rainey QC, of Tanfield Chambers, explains the Supreme Court’s position in Kumarasamy v Edwards. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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