Victoria Edwards is quoted in Property in Practice, June 2011.Download PDF
Review and inform: discuss a case that emphasises the high standards the courts expect from trustees towards beneficiaries. First published in Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal, June 2011.Download PDF
When is a building self-contained? Purchasing the freehold of a building can have added complexities when the building concerned is a mansion block. First published in Property Law Journal, 13 June 2011.Download PDF
The Message: An employer is not generally liable for the unlawful acts of an independent contractor.
The Case: The court considered which parties the claimant could sue and what damages could be recovered, for damage caused to manufacturing equipment by dust during building works in Tinseltime v Roberts and others.Read more
Published in Charities Appeals Supplement, Summer 2011.Download PDF
The Message: Failure to comply with the strict requirements of a contract may be fatal.
The Case: The Court of Appeal has decided whether a buyer of development land can rely on a technical breach to free itself from an uncommercial contract in Barratt London North v JM Rowe Investments (12.05.11).Read more
Zahra Kanani charts recent developments in tax policy. First published in Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal, May 2011.Download PDF
The Message: Parties should ensure they serve all their witness evidence before trial
The Case: Litigation between Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority and Gladman Commercial Properties (20.04.11) raised the issue of whether important evidence should be allowed some time after the case has started.Read more
The Message: There are strict time limits for bringing property claimsRead more