9 September 2021

How can I stop the smell from my neighbour smoking?: Elizabeth Oxendale features in The Times

Elizabeth Oxendale, Associate in the Property Litigation team, has recently featured in The Times. She has advised as to whether an individual has a legal standing in regards to a neighbour reducing the quality of air due to continuously smoking inside. This is a particularly prevalent issue within flats and as she explains, a claim in private nuisance may be available which could lead to an injunction requiring the neighbour to stop causing the inconvenience.

“You have a right to the undisturbed use and enjoyment of your home. If your neighbour is interfering with that right, you may have a claim in private nuisance.”

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