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Party wall compensation to be assessed on common law principles (Lea Valley v Derbyshire)

Party wall compensation to be assessed on common law principles (Lea Valley v Derbyshire)
Published on: 19 June 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Party wall compensation to be assessed on common law principles (Lea Valley v Derbyshire)
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Property analysis: The High Court decided that compensation under the Party Wall Act 1996 (PWA 1996) should be assessed on the basis of common law principles. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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