After a series of high profile cases in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in the last 2 years, together with recent legislative changes which appeared to reduce the chances of land acquiring Town or Village Green (TVG) status, the first high profile TVG case to be heard in the High Court in 2015 offers a glimmer of […]
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Simon Lane considers the impact of the decision in Ilot v Mitson  EWCA Civ 797 and how its significance was misreported in the media yesterday. By Simon C. Lane Barrister and Mediator It is a rare thing for decisions relating to claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 to […]
Simon Lane one of the Barristers in our Property, Housing and Private Client Teams will be part of a team aiming to complete a non-stop charity cycle ride from Land’s End to John O’Groats at the end of August (26 – 29) 2014.
The Court of Appeal has restated the correct approach to Relief from Sanctions Applications. See Simon Lane’s analysis in our Property Law Blog on what is in many ways a most unsatisfactory decision, with the architect of the recent Civil Justice reforms, Sir Rupert Jackson, giving a dissenting judgment in relation to, arguably the most […]