Sam Laughton discusses recent case where easement implied in favour of mortgagee over non-mortgaged land
17th Apr 2019
Sam Laughton, barrister at Ten Old Square Chambers, explores the decision in Taurusbuild Ltd and others v McQue which appears to be the first time a court has suggested that, when an owner of two adjoining properties grants a mortgage over one of them, easements can be implied in favour of the mortgagee over the non-mortgaged land under the rule in Wheeldon v Burrows.
Sam’s property law practice has a particular focus on both commercial and private disputes. He is particularly skilled in multidisciplinary litigation, drawing on his expertise in land contracts, restrictive covenants and easements, commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes and personal and corporate insolvency matters.
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This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Property on 2 April 2019.