Grand v Gill – WLR Daily

Posted May 25th, 2011 in covenants, landlord & tenant, law reports, repairs by sally

Grand v Gill [2011] EWCA Civ 554; [2011] WLR (D) 172

“Plasterwork was part of the structure of a property, rather than being decoration.
The Court of Appeal so held in a reserved judgment in allowing an appeal brought by the tenant, Tanya Grand, against the decision of Judge Karsten QC who, on 7 May 2009 at the Central London County Court, when awarding the tenant damages against the landlord, Param Gill, for breach of leasehold covenant in relation to a lease of a flat at 9B Marlborough Parade, Uxbridge Road, Hillingdon, had not included any sum in respect of plaster damage.”

WLR Daily, 19th May 2011

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Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and Others – WLR Daily

Posted February 1st, 2011 in covenants, landlord & tenant, law reports, service charges by sally

Daejan Investments Ltd v Benson and Others [2011] EWCA Civ 38; [2011] WLR (D) 24

“The proper exercise of the discretion in section 20ZA of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (as inserted) to dispense with the requirement of consultation laid down in the Service Charges (Consultation Requirements) (England) Regulations 2003 did not depend on financial consequences for the landlord or tenant of granting or refusing such a dispensation.”

WLR Daily, 31st January 2011

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Multi-millionaire couple lose court battle over sea view – Daily Telegraph

Posted October 26th, 2010 in covenants, news by sally

“The only field separating them from the waterside was protected from development by a covenant stating it could be ‘used only for the grazing of animals’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 26th October 2010

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Good Harvest Partnership LLP v Centaur Services Ltd – WLR Daily

Posted February 25th, 2010 in covenants, guarantees, landlord & tenant, law reports by sally

Good Harvest Partnership LLP v Centaur Services Ltd [2010] EWHC 330 (Ch); [2010] WLR (D) 48

“The Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 precluded a person who had guaranteed a tenant’s obligations under a lease from being required to give a further guarantee in respect of an assignee of the lease.”

WLR Daily, 24th February 2010

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Clarence House Ltd v National Westminster Bank plc – WLR Daily

Posted January 27th, 2009 in assignment, covenants, law reports, leases by sally

Clarence House Ltd v National Westminster Bank plc [2009] EWHC 77 (Ch); [2009] WLR (D) 22

“By entering into a ‘virtual assignment’ of leasehold office premises, under which all the economic benefits and burdens of the relevant lease, including any management responsibilities, were transferred to a third party, but without any actual assignment of the leasehold interest or any change in the actual occupancy of the premises in question, the tenant acted in breach of the standard form alienation covenants contained in the lease.”

WLR Daily, 26th January 2009

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Cantrell v Wycombe District Council – Times Law Reports

Posted October 10th, 2008 in covenants, housing, law reports by sally

Cantrell v Wycombe District Council

Court of Appeal

“An agreement by a housing association with a local authority to house council-nominated tenants in its property was a positive obligation which could not be enforced against a subsequent buyer of the property.”

The Times, 10th October 2008

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