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
16th May 2017
The June 2017 edition of the Property Law Journal will feature an article by Paul Stafford called ‘Fracking, landowners and the loss of common law rights under the Infrastructure Act 2015’. The full publication details will follow shortly.
1st Nov 2016
In a recent article I mentioned that the Nottinghamshire County Council Planning and Licensing Committee had on 5 October 2016 adjourned its decision on the application by IGas for the development of a temporary well site at Misson Springs in Bassetlaw. The development site is former MOD land around two miles north-east of Misson, close […]
1st Nov 2016
The government’s announcement on 6 October 2016 consenting to plans to drill and frack four exploratory wells at the Preston New Road site near Blackpool was reportedly described by the applicant, Cuadrilla, as a ‘milestone’. That description is no exaggeration. In 2011 Cuadrilla’s earlier drilling and fracking at the site had caused minor seismic activity […]
6th Feb 2015
Property analysis: A report by MPs on the controversial registration of manorial rights is examined by Paul Stafford, of Ten Old Square. Click here to read more.
27th Jun 2011
Paul Stafford looks at the registration requirements introduced by the land registration act of 2002. Click here to read more.
14th Jan 2011
Paul Stafford explains why those who hold a manorial title, or those who challenge it, must examine the foundations on which the particular title stands. Click here to read more