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More on the new power to override easements and other rights: Section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016

Author: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning, London In the September edition of 'Property in Practice', the Law Society's Property magazine, Matthew White, partner and head of planning at HSF, examines the new power to override easements and other … Continue reading

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Tenants and prescriptive rights to light: five tips for developer landlords

Author: Matthew Weal, Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London It is of course open to landlords to grant their tenants express rights to light as leasehold easements.  Similarly, an easement of light in favour of a tenant may be implied … Continue reading

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Light Obstruction Notices: Part of the Developer’s toolkit?

Author: Julia Tobbell, Senior Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London Rights to light have had a fair deal of attention in development circles recently, with the state of play post-Coventry v Lawrence somewhat uncertain.  One potential weapon in the developer's … Continue reading

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