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Easements - can a right to park a car in a single space be an easement?
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 - whether a right will be implied in favour of a seller on a transfer of part
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Development - how to ensure that positive obligations bind successors in title
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2012

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


Conveyancing - will a buyer be bound by a third party right which is not registered at the Land Registry?
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 - what amounts to an interruption of the squatter's possession for the purpose of determining whether the squatter is entitled to apply to be registered as proprietor?
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 15 2011

A squatter who has been in adverse possession of registered land for 10 years may apply to be registered as proprietor of that land


Restrictive covenants - how an owner was held to be bound by a covenant, even though it was not noted on his title
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 20 2011

A restrictive covenant entered into by an owner of unregistered land must be registered as a land charge if it is to bind successors in title


Contract - the burden of a contract cannot be assigned
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2009

In Davies v Jones, Mr Jones contracted to sell a property to the supermarket, LIDL