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A Licensor’s Liability for Nuisance

United Kingdom - May 27 2016 In the well-known case of Lawrence v Coventry [2014] UKSC 46, the Supreme Court held that to be liable for a nuisance committed by its tenant, a…

Banksy mural held to be landlord’s property

United Kingdom - October 9 2015 In The Creative Foundation v Dreamland Leisure Ltd & others [2015] EWHC 2556 (Ch), a tenant removed a Banksy mural from the wall of a building in…

Evicting your tenant? Do so with caution

United Kingdom - May 30 2018 In the case of Smith v Khan it was held that Mrs Smith had a right to occupy a property by being lawfully married to the tenant, Mr Smith, and that…

Attention all Art Buffs; a recent case exploring the ownership of street art

United Kingdom - March 31 2016 Art can become the subject of debate in the most unexpected areas of law; as was demonstrated in a recent case in which the property rights in…

“Right to rent” obligations for residential landlords

United Kingdom - November 24 2016 The Immigration Act 2014 (IA 2014) requires landlords of residential properties to check the immigration status of prospective tenants and other…