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Dispute Resolution analysis: The Court of Appeal overturned a decision refusing to strike out a claim in relation to an alleged binding and...
2nd Feb
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Dispute Resolution analysis: The Court of Appeal has held that where a defendant (not having previously made a claim in the proceedings) brings a...
2nd Feb
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Local Government analysis: At what stage is the implementation of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016)? Sam Madge-Wyld, barrister at Arden...
2nd Feb
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Property analysis: A sub-tenant’s request for a new tenancy under Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), s 26 (section 26 request), specifying a...
2nd Feb
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Local Government analysis: Dean Underwood, barrister at Cornerstone Barristers and chair of the Social Housing Law Association, considers three key...
1st Feb
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Public Law analysis: In response to the Supreme Court ruling that Parliament must legislate before Article 50 TEU is triggered, the government duly...
1st Feb
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Property analysis: A buyer and its solicitor are not obliged to seek verification of a seller’s identity, even where there are issues with the...
1st Feb
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Public Law analysis: Prime Minister, Theresa May’s invocation of a ‘Global Britain’ outside the EU single market and free from the authority of the...
1st Feb
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January 2017 highlights from the Lexis®PSL Property Disputes team. This month’s highlights include: the costs consequences of an application for...
31st Jan
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Dispute Resolution analysis: This case considers the costs consequences of a successful application for relief from forfeiture of a license to drain...
26th Jan
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Property analysis: Robert Highmore, partner and head of the property litigation group at Charles Russell Speechlys, says that the recent case of Adams...
26th Jan
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Construction analysis: The court held that a statutory sewerage undertaker owed a duty of care in tort to a landowner when installing a valve in one...
25th Jan
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Local Government analysis: Kevin Long, solicitor at Hackney Community Law Centre, considers the case of London Borough of Croydon v Lopes. The case...
25th Jan
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Dispute Resolution analysis: Is the law keeping pace with technological developments regarding the service of documents? Paul Jonson, managing partner...
19th Jan
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Property analysis: The reasonableness of residential on-account service charge payments should be assessed when the demand is made. Adjustments should...
19th Jan
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Local Government analysis: Kevin Long, housing solicitor at London’s Hackney Law Centre, considers the likely implications of the decision in R (on...
18th Jan
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Corporate analysis: The High Court was asked to construe a clause in a property sale and purchase agreement which gave either party a power of...
16th Jan
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Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: In what circumstances can a guarantor avoid a call on the guarantee by the lender on the ground of...
13th Jan
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Property analysis: The High Court approved the dictum in Spiro v Glencrown, that the self-dealing rule does not apply to the unilateral exercise of a...
13th Jan
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Property analysis: Demands to a tenant for utilities were not rendered invalid by being based in part on an estimate of consumption. Where the meters...
21st Dec

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