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Property Disputes weekly highlights—16 August 2018

Property Disputes weekly highlights—16 August 2018
Published on: 16 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Property Disputes weekly highlights—16 August 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Residential tenancies
  • Private letting of accommodation held to be a service in EU law (Gaskin v LB Richmond)
  • Green paper seeks to hand more power to social housing tenants
  • Rights of light, other easements and covenants
  • Restrictive covenants were binding—new argument not permitted on appeal (Jones v Oven)
  • ‘Right to light’ claim not defeated by summary judgment (Beaumont Business Centres Ltd v Florala Properties Ltd)
  • Service charges
  • Tribunal rules that leaseholders have to pay the costs of replacement cladding to their block of flats (Leaseholders of flats at Cypress Place and Vallea Court, Manchester v Pemberstone Reversions)
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Property Disputes highlights includes the government’s social housing green paper, court decisions on: whether private letting of accommodation constitutes a service under EU law, the importance of ensuring court orders are complied with, permitting new arguments on appeal, an application to defeat a right to light claim by summary judgment, whether a redeveloped tower block was ‘structurally detached’ from an adjacent hotel, and leaseholders’ liability for the costs of replacement cladding to their block of flats. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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