John Jessup reflects on a recent High Court case in which he appeared and which sheds further light on proprietary estoppel in contracts for the sale of land.View Publication
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Hugh-Guy Lorriman on Murdoch v Amesbury: Land Registry Adjudication and Jurisdiction
‘This material was first published by Thomson Reuters, trading as Sweet & Maxwell, 5 Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5AQ, in Conveyancer and Property Lawyer Conv (2016) No. 4, at pp. 309-317, as ‘Murdoch v Amesbury: Land Registry adjudication and jurisdiction’, Conv (2016) 80 Conv., Issue 4 © Thomson Reuters (Professional) UK Limited and Contributors, and is reproduced by agreement with the publishers.View Publication
Journal of Planning and Environment Law publishes a superb review of Webster and Weatherley’s “Restrictions on the Use of Land”.
In a review authored by Dr Ashley Bowes, the Journal of Planning and Environment Law has positively commented on “Restrictions on the Use of Land”, William Webster and Robert Weatherley’s planning law reference book.
Click below to read the review.
Published by Wildy, Simmonds & Hill the book covers the law and practice in a number of fields which impact the use of land and there is considerable focus on remedies for the infringement of rights in, on or over land. The areas covered include: easements, town and village greens, public rights of way, restrictive covenants, assets of community value and elements of planning law.View Publication
Thomas Talbot-Ponsonby considers the recent Law Commission's review on the proposed reform of the Land Registration Act 2002, LNB News 31/03/2016 166View Publication
3PB Planning Barristers William Webster and Graeme Sampson summarise and analyse the government's Housing White Paper. 3PB Planning Barristers William Webster and Graeme Sampson summarise and analyse the government's Housing White Paper.View Publication
3PB Barrister Matthew Cannings examines solicitors' duty to advise on the risk of other contractual meanings. If a solicitor correctly interprets a term within a contract, but fails to advise the client as to the risk of a counter-interpretation, has there been a breach of duty? And can there be a claim for damages?
Matthew Cannings (Call 2006) analyses the most recent contribution of the Court of Appeal to the question of solicitors' duties, in Balogun v Boyes Sutton & Perry (a firm)  EWCA Civ 75.View Publication
Ed Ross writes guide on small claims proceedings for landlords and tenantsView Publication
3PB Property Law Barrister Edward Ross examines the possible impact of Islington LBC v Dyer on the validity of notices. On 22 March 2017 the Court of Appeal delivered a short but important unanimous judgment on the construction and interpretation of a notice purportedly served pursuant to s.128 of the Housing Act 1996.
Edward Ross examines the facts surrounding the judgment and its potential impact on the validity of notices.View Publication
In the matter of D sub nom I v D (By his litigation friend the Official Solicitor), James Davies examines the approval of new guidance proposed by the Official Solicitor on the approach to be taken in Statutory Wills and dispensing with service.View Publication