Land development and issues relating to planning permission or compulsory purchase
We also welcome instructions for the more unusual cases involving the intricate and esoteric areas of property law.
R (Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants) v Secretary of State for the Home Department v Residential Landlords Association, Equality and Human Rights Commissions, Liberty  EWHC 452 (Admin), 1 March 2019
This is an important commercial property case, holding that, a notice under section 146(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925 (“a notice”) can not be given until the landlord’s right of re-entry has accrued under the provisions of a lease.
The Digital Economy Act 2017 introduced a new Electronic Communications Code (“the ECC”) which took effect from 28 December 2017. The ECC grants statutory undertakers, such as BT or other service providers, the power to exercise rights over land provided that they comply with certain conditions and criteria.
Land Registration Act 2002, Sch. 4, para. 2(1)(a), enables the court to make an order altering the register to correct a mistake. Was the registration of a person as proprietor of a property, giving effect to a vesting order obtained on the basis of forged documents, a “mistake” for these purposes?
In Powell v Dacorum Borough Council  EWCA Civ 23 (24 January 2019) the Court of Appeal has considered the Public Sector Equality Duty (‘PSED’) under S. 149 Equality Act 2010 (‘EqA’) in the context of possession proceedings.
The Supreme Court has handed down its landmark decision on the meaning of ‘intention’ in grounds F and G of section 30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, changing a test that has been essentially settled since the 1950s.
The first workshop in the established practitioners series starts this Wednesday, 7 November 2018 at 6pm. Have you registered?