The mortgage industry can breathe a sigh of relief as the OneSavings Bank v Burns case appears to be a one-off, rogue decision. Addi Spiers and Lynsey Walker, partners at international law firm Addleshaw Goddard, explain
Leasehold enfranchisement specialists, Leasehold Solutions, says today's landmark ruling by the court of appeal in the case of Mundy v. the Sloan Stanley Estate, is a "devastating outcome" for leaseholders, as they will be forced to pay even more for lease extensions and freehold acquisitions.
An attempt by the Law Society to strike out a negligence claim arising from a false entry on its Find a Solicitor tool has failed.
A controversial decision by the Court of Appeal with a land contamination case means greater uncertainty for both current and prospective land and property owners and purchasers, according to Landmark Information.
The transfer of mortgage assets from one company to another has thrown up a legal challenge in the case of a borrower going into arrears. Rob Aberdein, partner in charge of UK lender services at Aberdein Considine, discusses the case
Network Rail has been ordered to pay compensation for damage caused to homes by Japanese knotweed spreading from its land along with the cost of treating the issue.
Tom Buckland, chartered legal executive at drydensfairfax solicitors, reports on an important ruling made at the Court of Appeal last week in the case of Cardiff County Council v Lee, which could have an impact on mortgage repossessions.
Firms which are the subject of an allegation of negligence rarely get the opportunity to make their views on the matter public. Emma Vigus, director, professional indemnity at Howden Group, discusses a recent case
West Bromwich Mortgage Company will need to pay around £27.5 million back to more than 6,000 landlords following a Court of Appeal ruling today on raising its tracker mortgage rate.
Fiona Hayles, partner at Harrison Clark Rickerbys, gives an update on the Bank of Cyprus UK Limited v Menelaou case which was taken up to the Supreme Court