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Every month for the Property Section e-newsletter, leading current awareness expert Peter Reekie analyses the most important cases, legislation and practice updates and provides a concise summary of the issues in practice

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Restrictive covenants: breach now – apply later?

31 January 2019By

Jennifer Meech comments on an appeal case where the developer waited until after construction was finished to apply for a restrictive covenant to be discharged.

Swimming pool

Take it easy: what qualifies as an easement?Subscription

11 December 2018By

 Kate Andrews considers how the Supreme Court has expanded the law of easements in relation to leisure and amusement in a recent appeal decision.


Wild west partnerships: who owns what?

1 October 2018By

Jennifer Meech looks at the case of Wild v Wild [2018] EWHC 2197 (Ch) to help unravel ownership when profits are shared but property is not.

Living on the edge risk

Clawback in property transactions: what could go possibly wrong?

24 September 2018By

John de Waal QC offers a sneak peek into Hardwicke chambers’ new book on risk and negligence, by revealing tips on how to avoid risk in property transactions relating to overage.

Keys left in door of property

In need of a break: constructing break clause pre-conditionsSubscription

8 August 2018By

Kate Andrews considers whether the case of Goldman Sachs International v Procession House Trustee Ltd is a shift away from the norm when construing break clauses.

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