Residential Property News

Failure to Prove Trust Relationship Stymies Effort to Block Sale of PropertyDecember 8, 2016

A surprising number of cases are brought to court each year in which allegations are made that the true ownership of an asset is something...

Failure to Prove Trust Relationship Stymies Effort to Block Sale of PropertyDecember 8, 2016

A surprising number of cases are brought to court each year in which allegations are made that the true ownership of an asset is something...

Right to Daylight Confirmed by High CourtNovember 21, 2016

The law relating to the right to daylight is more complicated than one would think, bearing in mind that there is, in principle, a general...

Right to Daylight Confirmed by High CourtNovember 21, 2016

The law relating to the right to daylight is more complicated than one would think, bearing in mind that there is, in principle, a general...

Park Bench Agreement Leads to Legal BattleNovember 7, 2016

The Court of Appeal has taken the unusual step of concluding that a verbal agreement reached by a couple on a park bench should determine...

Park Bench Agreement Leads to Legal BattleNovember 7, 2016

The Court of Appeal has taken the unusual step of concluding that a verbal agreement reached by a couple on a park bench should determine...

My Home Is My PensionOctober 19, 2016

Returns on private sector pensions have been in the doldrums for a long time, and with interest rates (on which annuity rates depend) firmly stuck...

My Home Is My PensionOctober 19, 2016

Returns on private sector pensions have been in the doldrums for a long time, and with interest rates (on which annuity rates depend) firmly stuck...

Work Done on Your Home? Contractual Clarity is Key!October 5, 2016

Building work on private homes is very often carried out on an informal basis without clear contractual terms in place. However, one High Court case...

Work Done on Your Home? Contractual Clarity is Key!October 5, 2016

Building work on private homes is very often carried out on an informal basis without clear contractual terms in place. However, one High Court case...