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Noisy neighbours—the court’s approach to injunctive relief

Noisy neighbours—the court’s approach to injunctive relief
Published on: 24 March 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
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  • What was the court’s approach to noise nuisance in Peires?

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Property analysis: Many understand the torment of a noisy neighbour and the difficulty of getting the noise to stop. To resolve the issue, the sufferer may try to speak with their neighbour, engage in mediation, complain to the local council with a view to getting a noise abatement order, or bring a costly civil claim in the courts for nuisance. Such an action may result in a monetary award in damages or an injunction which prevents or regulates the noise. Kate Andrews, partner at Hamlins LLP, considers the decision in Peires. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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