Tag: UK Law

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Heslop v Burns 1974
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Rent free occupation for over 16 years; no formal agreement as to nature of occupation...

Jones v Challenger
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The effect of extinction of the purpose of a trust to provide a matrimonial home on a joint tenant's right to seek an order of sale....

Re Sharpe (A Bankrupt)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: An aunt loaned Sharpe, her nephew, money for the purpose of buying a leasehold premises. This was a shop......

Tanner v Tanner [1975]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Whether a contractual licence will be implied in respect of allowing a woman to remain in occupation of a property whilst......

Gray v Taylor 1998
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Landlord and tenant; almsperson occupying premises owned by charitable trust; whether lease or license...

Webb v Paternosters Case
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Personal rights are generally not enforceable against third-parties, in contrast to proprietary rights, which can be enforced against......

Bailey v Stephens (1862)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case dealt with the issue of proximity in the law on easements in England & Wales....

Copeland v Greenhalf [1952]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Copeland owned an orchard and adjoining house. Access to the orchard from the road was via a strip of land......

Crooke v De Vandes
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The testator of a will wished to dispose of his property between a number of beneficiaries....

Ray v Hazeldine
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant used to own two adjacent houses. In 1895, he conveyed one of the houses to the plaintiff......

Sharpe v Manchester CC (1981 - 82)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The availability of a claim in private nuisance against a landlord within a block of flats and whether failure......

Dyer v Dyer (1788)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Presumed resulting trust; contribution to purchase price; equitable ownership....

Duffy v Lamb (1997)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case concerned the (continuing) supply of electricity to the claimant's property. The claimant was initially......

Massey v Boulden [2002]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The case revolved around an open green space close to a public highway between Bilsington and Hythe......

R (Beresford) v Sunderland CC
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The appellant made an application to the respondent to register land as a town green under the provisions of the......

Watts and Ready v Story
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant's grandmother induced him to move from Leeds to Nottinghamshire so that he would look after her......

Harris v Goddard 1983
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Mr and Mrs Harris were married and were joint tenants of their matrimonial home. As their relationship deteriorated......

Grand Junction Co v Bates [1954]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff, Grand Junction Canal Co, granted a lease to the first defendant, Bennett. This lease contained a covenant......

Antonaides v Villiers [1990]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Occupiers signed agreement expressly stated to be a license; whether agreement a sham...

Ali v Khan [2002]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: This case concerned property transferred between a father and daughter. Mr Khan was the sole registered proprieto......

Crest Nicholson v McAllister
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Two brothers, by way of their joint company, had purchased land for development and onward sale....

Adealon International v Merton LBC
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Adealon's predecessor in title B Ltd, owned land by a highway, but there was no access to this road from B......

Stilwell v Blackman
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A conveyance between the predecessors of the parties contained a restrictive covenant requiring that the purchaser......