The High Court has held that a conclusive evidence clause in a deed purporting to be an indemnity indicated that the liability of the indemnifier under the deed was a primary liability – the deed was therefore an indemnity, not a guarantee.
Right to collective enfranchisement of garden and parking spaces, and scope of LVT’s discretion (Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)).
The Court of Appeal has overturned the first instance decision in Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Company (Jersey) Ltd and another  EWHC 1279 (Ch).
The High Court has considered the effect, on a claim for adverse possession of registered land, of section 144 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, which makes it a criminal offence to trespass by “living” in a residential building.
The High Court has considered the meaning of a clause which transferred the benefit of “all advantages of a continuous nature” enjoyed by a property and whether this could include rights of way.
The High Court has refused an application by a tenant for judicial review following refusal by the County Court to grant permission.
The Court of Appeal has refused to allow a “mechanistic” application of the “damages are an adequate remedy” rule to prevent the victim of a contractual breach from obtaining injunctive relief in order to enforce compliance with the primary obligations under the contract.
The High Court has dismissed two applications relating to a worldwide freezing injunction in respect of the defendants’ assets.
On 13 March 2014, the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014 received Royal Assent. The Act:
The court has struck out as an abuse of process a technical and complex claim, the quantum of which it had assessed at £83.