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Adam Stewart-Wallace considers want of knowledge and approval

6th Apr 2020

The exact circumstances under which a claim for want of knowledge and approval will be successful are hard to pin down. In Gill v Woodall [2011] Ch 380, Lord Neuberger MR stated at para. 22 that a court should “consider all the relevant evidence available and then, drawing such inferences as it can from the […]

Keith Plowman on Modern Clerking and Mental Health

6th Jan 2020

Our Senior Clerk, Keith Plowman has written a piece in the fivehundred magazine on the modern barristers’ clerk’s role in promoting good Mental Health in chambers. The article is available to read in full on Page 50 in the Dec 19/ Jan 20 issue.

Blue sky thinking – Keith Plowman reports on GDPR and cloud technology

15th Aug 2018

Keith Plowman, Senior Clerk at Ten Old Square, reports on cloud technology and the perils of not protecting data and documentation under the new GDPR, a law which affects all organisations. His article is published in the New Law Journal – click here to read the full report on page 20.

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 […]

Coventry v Lawrence – David Schmitz examines the principles on nuisance

7th Feb 2018

David Schmitz authored an article in December 2017’s Property Law Journal, considering how the principles in Coventry v Lawrence (No 1) [2014] on nuisance and the character of the area might best be applied. The article is a revised version of the author’s article ‘Neighbourhood Watch’ published in the Commercial Litigation Journal in June 2017. To read the […]

Digging the Dirt on Basements

5th Jul 2017

In his paper  entitled ‘Digging the dirt on basements’ David Schmitz highlights five key issues for building owners to consider:  (1) what are the consequences at common law and in equity of any unpleasantness caused the carrying out of the necessary works of construction; (2) what are the consequences in common law and in equity where the presence of […]

Infrastructure Act 2015 – Free to Frack?

3rd Jul 2017

Paul Stafford examines the consequences of the Act for landowners, including the significant loss of common law rights. This article was first published in Property Law Journal (June 2017) and is also available on lawjournals.co.uk. Download PDF

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