Archive for the 'leases' Category

McHale and another v Cadogan and another (Cadogan Square Ltd intervening) – WLR Daily

McHale and another v Cadogan and another (Cadogan Square Ltd intervening) [2010] EWCA Civ 1471; [2010] WLR (D) 345

“Qualifying tenants on exercise of their right to collective enfranchisement wishing to purchase the freehold interest would have their interests valued on the basis that the rights to enfranchisement did not exist.”

WLR Daily, 22nd December 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Mexfield Housing Co-operative Ltd v Berrisford – WLR Daily

Mexfield Housing Co-operative Ltd v Berrisford [2010] EWCA Civ 811; [2010] WLR (D) 192

“An occupancy agreement containing uncertain terms as to the period of occupation was not capable of creating an interest in land granting a lease of a property in favour of the occupier and was not enforceable in equity. The fact that a person took exclusive possession of the property and agreed to pay and paid rent monthly for the occupation, could create a monthly tenancy so as to bring the tenancy to an end by serving a notice to quit.”

WLR Daily, 19th July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Day and another v Hosebay Ltd; Howard de Walden Estates Ltd v Lexgorge Ltd – WLR Daily

Day and another v Hosebay Ltd; Howard de Walden Estates Ltd v Lexgorge Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 748; [2010] WLR (D) 168

“A ‘building designed or adapted for living in’ was a ‘house … reasonably so called’ within s 2(1) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 if it was constructed as a house for single occupation and the result of the most recent works which altered the building, assessed objectively, was that the property had been adapted for living in, the emphasis being on the physical appearance and character of the property rather than the user.”

WLR Daily, 2nd July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Calls for change to leasehold law – BBC News

“Lawyers want the rules surrounding leasehold homes to be clarified amid claims some freeholders are charging too much for extensions.”

Full story

BBC News, 5th June 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Doleman v Shaw – Times Law Reports

Doleman v Shaw

Court of Appeal

“When a liquidator disclaimed a lease, that did not determine any liability under the lease of the original lessee or of the guarantor in relation to leases or assignments of the leases executed after the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 had come into force on January 1, 1996, although the liability of the insolvent assignee company had ceased after the disclaimer.”

The Times, 22nd April 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council v Alexander-David – Times Law Reports

Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council v Alexander-David

Court of Appeal

“A local housing authority which granted a tenancy to a minor who was homeless and in priority need held the premises in trust for the minor. For as long as the authority was the trustee, it could not lawfully serve a notice to quit on the minor.”

The Times, 13th April 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Doleman v Shaw – WLR Daily

Doleman v Shaw [2009] EWCA Civ 283; [2009] WLR (D) 115

On a true construction of s 178(4) of the Insolvency Act 1986, on the disclaimer of a lease by a liquidator, although the company ceased to be bound by the tenant covenants so far as its own obligations were concerned, it was treated as still bound so far as third party obligations were concerned.”

WLR Daily, 1st April 2009

source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

 


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