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Don’t lose your way! 3 misunderstood aspects of the law of rights of way

United Kingdom - April 1 2021 A right of way is a form of easement. The dominant owner has the right over the land of the servient owner. A substantial interference with this…

John Clargo, David Peachey, John de Waal QC.

‘Cash in the Attic’: Boundary Disputes and Adverse Possession of Loft Space

USA - March 7 2019 Jamal Demachkie recently gave a presentation to the Property Litigation Association on boundary disputes and adverse possession of loft space. Click…

Negligence in Residential Leasehold Conveyancing - Dealing with Protected Residential Tenancies

United Kingdom - February 15 2019 “The field of residential leasehold conveyancing is an area fraught with pitfalls for the unwary. In a high proportion of residential transactions…

‘Or’, ‘Or’ or ‘Or’: Construction of alternative notice provisions in a lease

United Kingdom - June 15 2017 Earlier this year in the US, a legal case revolved around the use of an Oxford comma. Not to be outdone, last month the Court of Appeal in England &…

Nemcova v Fairfield (‘the Airbnb ruling’): Stirring up the Hornets’ Nest of Short-Term Lets

United Kingdom - October 12 2016 “Does a short-term let breach a covenant in a lease which prohibits a tenant from using her property for any purpose other than as a…