The London Legal Walk took place on 18th May 2015, raising funds for legal advice charities which help deal with debt problems, homelessness and caring for the elderly. The CG Naylor team was proud to enter the event and fundraise for an important cause.
Cohabitant had 25% beneficial interest in solely owned property where financial contribution insignificant (Court of Appeal). In Graham-York v York and others  EWCA Civ 72, the Court of Appeal upheld a finding that a cohabitant had a 25% beneficial interest in a property solely owned by her partner, where her financial contribution was insignificant, but she had made domestic contributions.
The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has published details of its intended reforms to the rules that restrict Londoners from renting out their homes on a short-term basis.
Are monitoring costs in a section 106 agreement capable of being a planning obligation in their own right? (High Court)
The High Court has held that an agent had sufficient authority to enter into a personal guarantee and indemnity (contract) on the principal’s behalf, based on the parties’ twenty-year working relationship and previous course of dealings.
The Court of Appeal has considered whether an intermediate landlord (K) was in breach of his implied statutory covenant to keep the structure and exterior of a dwelling-house in repair under section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.
The Court of Appeal has held that property owners owed each other a duty of care in circumstances where a dividing (and supporting) garden wall collapsed onto land that abutted the wall, which was owned by one of them.
The High Court has dismissed a landowner’s judicial review challenge to a local planning authority’s decision to designate Oxford Stadium (a former greyhound racing track and speedway stadium) as a conservation area under section 69 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (LBA 1990).