Assurances made by a purchaser to a homeowner that they could remain in occupation after completion of a sale and rent-back scheme did not amount to the grant of ownership rights taking priority over the purchaser’s mortgagee.
This was the judgment of the Supreme Court in the test case of Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgages Read More
In May this year, the Court of Appeal overturned a High Court decision that Marks & Spencer could recover from its former landlord excess rent relating to the period between a break date in its lease and the end of the rental quarter in which it fell. M&S had been required to pay the full Read More
The Coventry v Lawrence litigation attracted a lot of attention earlier this year on the subject of when an injunction would be granted to restrain a nuisance (such as interfering with rights to light). A further decision by the Supreme Court in the same case has now provided some welcome guidance on the different topic Read More