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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

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

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

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

What constitutes actual occupation?

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 19 2010

In Link Lending Ltd v Hussein and another, the Court of Appeal considered what constitutes actual occupation so as to defeat an application for a possession order

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

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

Adverse possession - human rights

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • September 14 2007

The Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights has held that UK legislation, which provided for title to registered land to be acquired by a squatter after 12 years’ adverse possession, does not fall foul of Article 1 (protection of property) of the First Protocol to the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms

Easements two cases on the scope of a right of way

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 23 2012

The extent of an express right of way will be determined by construing the terms of the document under which it was granted

A tenant's dilapidations obligation, at the end of the lease, did not require it to install state of the art fittings even though the items provided by the landlord at the start of the tenancy were the best available at that time

  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 31 2013

A tenant occupied commercial premises under various leases. When the leases expired, the tenant stayed on for a while longer but did eventually move