Entries by Simon C Lane

The Village Green is dead, long live the Village Green….

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 […]

LEJOG in 80 Hours – Support Simon

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.

Mitchell Restated

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 […]