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Roberts v Swangrove Estates Ltd and others [2008] Ch 439

Area of Law: Property

Successful claim by the Crown Estate to adverse possession of the bed of the River Severn, including a determination of the constitutional ability of the Crown to acquire title by adverse possession. Upheld on appeal.

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Scottish & Newcastle plc v Raguz [2008] 1 W.L.R. 2494

Area of Law: Property

Whether valid notice served pursuant to section 17 of the Landlord & Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 and whether the original tenant’s financial support for the occupying tenant disentitled it from relying on the covenant of indemnity implied by section 24 of the Land Registration Act 1925. Christopher Stoner QC acted for the Respondents (Instructed by Eversheds LLP).

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Charman v Charman [2005] 1 FLR 1246

Area of Law: Matrimonial Finance: Trusts and Company law

In Charman v Charman [2005] 1 FLR 1246, the leading authority on the treatment of a discretionary trust as a “resource” within the meaning of section 25 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973, Alan Boyle QC and Dakis Hagen QC represented the husband in the Court of Appeal and Jonathan Harris QC (Hon.) also acted for the husband on the wider international elements. 

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Regan v Paul Properties Ltd and others [2006] ALL ER (D) 327

Area of Law: Property

Regan v Paul Properties & Ors [2006] (Court of Appeal) (Injunction to restrain interference with rights of light).

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Test Case 2004

Test

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