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In Focus - Real Estate Dispute Resolution - A balanced view
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in this long awaited appeal. The Court unanimously found that there was no case for implying a term

Subrogation to unpaid vendor's lien
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

In the recent case of Bank of Cyprus UK Limited v Menelaou, the Supreme Court showed the flexibility of the equitable remedy of unpaid vendor's lien

The scope of ‘credit’ under the Consumer Credit Act 1974 - Burrell and others v Helical (Bramshott Place) Limited
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2016

This case concerned whether a fee payable by a tenant for assigning the lease involved the provision of "credit" for the purposes of the Consumer

Do receivers owe duties to bankrupt mortgagors?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 26 2016

The Court of Appeal has recently considered whether an LPA Receiver owes a duty of care to a bankrupt mortgagor in connection with the way the

A brace of cases on the right to enfranchise
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • January 22 2016

The last two months have seen two key appeals in which the court was required to decide whether the tenant of a particular type of building should

Bona vacantia, escheat and company restoration - a grand mess
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 21 2016

Company dissolution and restoration, and its effects upon property of the company, is a difficult area to grapple with. Two recent decisions dealt

Re Atlantic Computers revisited - SSRL Realisations
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 12 2016

The administration moratorium restricts a landlord from forfeiting its lease without the consent of the administrators or the permission of the court

Real Estate Disputes Case Review 2015
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 16 2015

A landlord’s ability to seek possession of residential premises under section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 was considered when the tenant’s deposit had

G Re Fivestar Properties Ltd 2015 EWHC 2782 (Ch)
  • Rosling King LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 11 2015

The High Court has considered whether the title to a freehold property could be re-vested in a company restored to the register of companies where

Duties owed by receivers to bankrupt mortgagors
  • Buddle Findlay
  • United Kingdom
  • December 8 2015

In Purewal v Countrywide Residential Lettings Ltd 2015 EWCA Civ 1122, the receivers of a property did not make an insurance claim in relation to