Works and quiet enjoyment

Timothy Taylor Ltd v Mayfair House Corporation & Anor [2016] EWHC 1075 (Ch) I’m very late with this one – been in the ‘to do’ pile for ages. In mitigation, it is a commercial property case, but has interesting elements on the way in which building works may be reasonably carried out. Timothy Taylor ran […]

Follow the money…

Henson v Blackwood & Blackwood. Mayors & City of London Court 29 June 2012 & Central London County Court 25 July 2012 [We are grateful to Dean Underwood of Hardwicke Chambers for his notes on this case, from which quotes are taken and to GT Stewart Solicitors] The difficulties in many cases against private landlords, […]

You’re ‘avin’ a giraffe

Francis v LB Southwark [2011] EWCA Civ 1418 This was a brave attempt to try and get something out a local authority’s mistaken denial of a right to buy application, but it was not one which the Court of Appeal had any truck with. Mr Francis was a tenant of the London Borough of Southwark. […]