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August 2016

Hello and welcome to the August edition of the Round-Up!

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This month Richard Hayes focuses on the new guidance provided by the Supreme Court  as to the scope and applicability of the doctrine of illegality in the case of Patel v Mirza [2016] UKSC 42. 

Ross Beaton discusses who to sue when you get run over by an uninsured driver abroad following the decision of the Supreme Court in Moreno v MIB [2016] UKSC 5.

Elizabeth Dwomoh comments on the recent guidance provided by the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) to the First-tier (Property Chamber) when it is considering making an award of costs, under its rules, against a party on account of their unreasonable behaviour in bringing, defending or conducting proceedings.

Finally, David Sawtell discusses the covena nt for “quiet enjoyment” in the context of the recent High Court Decision in Timothy Taylor Ltd v Mayfair House Corporation [2016] EWHC 1075 (Ch).

The Round-up will be having its annual vacation in September and will return in October!

The Round-up 2016