Supreme Court Judgment: S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd [2018] UKSC 62

Supreme Court Judgment: S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd [2018] UKSC 62

“Should developers be concerned about the recent judgment in S Franses Limited v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Limited when relying on having an intention to demolish or redevelop to obtain possession of premises?” In short, the Supreme Court’s ruling should not affect developers who rely on section 30(1)(f) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 […]

A Basic Guide to Copyright in the UK

A Basic Guide to Copyright in the UK

What is Copyright? Copyright is a right to prevent others from using or copying work without the consent of the copyright owner. Copyright is governed by the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1998 and is a property right which vests in original literary, dramatic, musical, artistic works in additional to sound recordings, films/broadcasts and typographical […]

Permission to apply for Warrants of Possession – An update

Permission to apply for Warrants of Possession – An update

On 19 October 2016, the Court of Appeal in the case of Cardiff County Council v Lee (2016) EWCA Civ 1034 made it clear to landlords that following a Defendant/tenant’s breach of a Suspended Possession Order (“SPO”) they must first ensure that they obtain permission from the Court to apply for a warrant. Our note […]