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Easement by Way of Common Intention

In Donovan and another v Rana and another [2014] EWCA Civ 99, the Court of Appeal has held that a transferee of a residential building plot had impliedly been granted an easement by way of common intention to lay their public utility services in the transferor’s retained land to connect to the mains services in the public highway.

Failing to Engage in Alternative Dispute Resolution

PGF II SA-v-OMFS Company 1 Limited (23/10/2013) – a party can be severely penalised for failing to engage in alternative dispute resolution. The Court of Appeal has for the first time had to decide whether and how to punish a party for failing to respond to a request by the other party to mediate. PGF II SA-v-OMFS Company 1 Limited (23/10/2013)