A recent Court of Appeal judgment suggests the difference between an easement to fence and a covenant to fence is actually very small, writes Jennifer Meech of Enterprise Chambers.
Sarah Dwight discusses the feudal origins of freehold and leasehold ownership and what the future of it may entail.
Landlords must comply with contractual pre-conditions before serving notice on a tenant.
Peter Reekie comments on Sparks v Biden  EWHC 1994 (Ch), in which the High Court intervened to settle a dispute between a seller and buyer.
Peter Reekie comments on the beneficial interest discussion in Insol Funding Company Ltd v Cowlam  EWHC 1822 (Ch).
Peter Reekie comments on what began as a neighbour dispute over a gas meter - Dickinson v Casillas  EWCA Civ 1254.
Peter Farrington, vice president of the Association of British Investigators, explains how private investigators can be a valuable asset for a solicitor dealing with possession proceedings, and gives some tips on building an effective working relationship.
Peter Reekie comments on NRAM v Evans  EWCA Civ 1013.
In Gore v Naheed  EWCA Civ 369, Peter Reekie looks at how additional land may benefit from an easement.
In TGC Pubs Ltd  EWHC 772 (Ch), the High Court considered whether a letter given to the landlord constituted the grant of an option to purchase, as required by the lease and whether a subsequent request to assign had been properly made.