Category Archives: Introductory

Phillips and Goddard v Francis to be revisited in 2014

About this time last year the Chancellor of the High a Court handed down judgment in an appeal of a decision of the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) in a case involving Point Curlew Holiday Park in Cornwall which has has … Continue reading

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RTM offer must be made to personal representatives

A phenomenally busy couple of months has kept me away from blogging. However, I’m back with an update on another Right to Manage case that emphasises the need for prospective RTM participants to take proper legal advice before embarking upon … Continue reading

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What happens when an insured risk strikes with devastating consequences?

The residents of Spencer Court in Newburn will have been watching the demolition crews move in to tear down the development only 7 years or so after it was completed.  Heavy rain is believed to have led to a culvert … Continue reading

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Magnohard Ltd v Cadogan decides a block of flats is not a house

Previous authorities on the question of what is a house reasonably so called prompted a number of readers of my blog to get in touch to discuss whether the buildings in which they occupied could be described as “houses” in … Continue reading

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Tenancy Deposit Schemes: A New Dawn?

Regular readers will know that I have blogged about Tenancy Deposit Schemes a number of times before, in particular regarding the series of cases that came before the senior courts over the last couple of years which blunted the sanctions … Continue reading

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Where have you been?

Well that is a question that many of my readers will have been asking over the last month as I have struggled to balance work committments, social media and blogging.  The latter has had to take a back seat. At … Continue reading

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Deposit warning for landlords

I have written numerous blogs in the past about the curious case law which has developed in relation to tenancy deposit schemes.  However, there are some practical headaches that a landlord case face in recovering the deposit from a scheme … Continue reading

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