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Monthly Archives: November 2014

Posted in Case Updates

Is a landlord responsible for a tenant’s nuisance?

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

Posted in Real Estate News

The Annual Strategic Land Debate: Are Garden Cities the Answer to the Housing Crisis?

On 4 November 2014 Hogan Lovells, in partnership with International Building Press, hosted its popular Annual Strategic Land Debate. Peter Bill of the London Evening Standard chaired an animated discussion on topics focusing on the chronic housing shortage in Britain. On the panel were: Bill Hughes, Managing Director at Legal & General Property; Emma Cariaga,