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Where a buyer failed to complete on a contract, and the seller was being awarded damages as a result, what was the base value of the property? Should it be taken as at the date of the breach, or at a later date when the property market had fallen?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2013

Events which occur after a property salepurchase contract has been breached may be taken into account;therefore, where the property market had

Easements - can a right to park a car in a single space be an easement?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 28 2012

A right to park a car in a single defined space is upheld as capable of existing as an easement

Development - how to ensure that positive obligations bind successors in title

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 20 2013

In this article, we look at two cases which consider different aspects of the law on enforcing positive obligations against successors in title. The

Restrictive covenants - a covenant will only be enforceable if the land benefiting from it is easily ascertainable

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2012

The land which benefits from a restrictive covenant must be easily ascertainable from the document which imposes the covenant

Digging deep - can a ground floor tenant extend below ground?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 28 2012

In the current climate, property owners who need more space may prefer to stay put and extend, rather than move. However

Easements - can a right to emit sound waves across another person's land constitute an easement, and can it be acquired by prescription? The Supreme Court has decided "yes" in relation to both issues

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 26 2014

Strange as it may seem, the emission of noise - even intermittently and at differing volumes - can be acquired as a property right

Contract - can a buyer terminate a contract post-completion where a seller is in breach?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 25 2012

The usual remedy for a breach of contract is damages payable by the defaulting party

Conveyancing - will a buyer be bound by a third party right which is not registered at the Land Registry?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 13 2012

A buyer of registered land for valuable consideration will take subject to any third party rights which are noted on the register, and to overriding interests

Easements - a building plot was sold for residential development. No right to lay pipes and cables etc through the seller's retained land was expressly granted, and the transfer expressly excluded any implied rights. On the face of it, therefore, the deve

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 27 2014

When selling or buying part of an existing parcel of land - or granting or taking a lease of part - great care should be taken to ensure that all

Easements - whether a right will be implied in favour of a seller on a transfer of part

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 14 2012

On a transfer of land, it is easier to show that a right should be implied in favour of a buyer than it is to claim that a right should be reserved by implication in favour of the seller