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Sam Laughton discusses the recent case of Francia Properties Ltd v St James House Freehold Ltd

4th May 2018

Sam Laughton, property law barrister at Ten Old Square, discusses the recent Upper Tribunal’s decision in Francia Properties Ltd v St James House Freehold Ltd. Sam advises that although development value can plainly be of great importance in such cases, solicitors and valuers should remember that there is no point in adducing or referring to evidence […]

Evan Price successfully represents defendant in undue influence property case

2nd Mar 2018

Evan Price, one of Ten Old Square’s expert wills barristers, successfully acted for the defendant in the high profile case of Hume v Leavey and Hume. The case involved two brothers disputing the ownership of their mother’s Hertfordshire home, after one brother, Glen, was left his mother’s entire estate. The eldest brother, John, claimed that […]

Bolton v Godwin-Austen

24th Jan 2014

Before: Lord Justice Goldring, Lord Justice McCombe and Sir Stanley Burnton Citation: [2014] EWCA Civ 27 Mr Kevin Farrelly (instructed by Hunters) for the other Respondents in both appeals. Click here to read more.

Yeates v Line & Field

16th Oct 2012

Before: Mr Kevin Posser QC Citation: [2012] EWHC 3085 (Ch) An appeal to the High Court from the Adjudicator to HM Land Registry, concerning the question of whether s.2 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 applied to an oral settlement agreement concerning an adverse possession dispute and an application to alter the […]

Hughes v Bourne

28th Jul 2012

Judge: Mr Justice Henderson Citation: [2012] EWHC 2232 (Ch), [2012] WLR(D) 242 Saunders v Vautier; exercise of trustes’ power of appropriation; interpretation of share transfer provisions in private company’s Articles of Association. Click here to read more.

Bradbury v Taylor

17th Jan 2012

Before: Lord Justice Lloyd, Lord Justice Richards and Lord Justice Elias Citation: [2012] EWCA Civ 1208 Philip Jenkins (instructed by Wolferstans) for the appellants. Click here to read more.

Westvilla Properties Ltd v Dow Properties Ltd

14th Jan 2010

Before: Mr Justice Vos Citation: [2010] EWHC 30 (Ch), [2010] 2 P & CR 19, [2010] 2 P & CR DG4 Contracts, landlord and tenant, real property, certainty, contract terms, leases, mistake, parol evidence, sale of property, specific performance, void contracts, absence of plans and service charge percentage in draft lease, correction of errors by […]

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