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Examining the legal definition of ‘in default’

Published on: 08 August 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Examining the legal definition of ‘in default’
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What was the issue before the Supreme Court?
  • What were the main arguments on that issue?
  • What did the Supreme Court decide was the meaning of ‘in default’ and why?
  • What are the consequences of the decision?
  • What should practitioners take from the judgment?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: What type of default must a person have committed to lose entitlement to compensation for damage caused by a local authority exercising its statutory powers in respect of unsafe buildings? Steven Gasztowicz QC, barrister at Cornerstone Barristers, explores the Supreme Court’s approach in Hastings BC v Manolete Partners. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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