Good News for Landlords and Property Developers: Two Recent Decisions of the English Courts
By Donna Goldsworthy and Miranda Thomas
This article considers two recent cases in the field of property litigation and what they mean for landlords, property developers and property lawyers. The decision in the English Houses of Lords in Scottish & Newcastle plc v Raguz  All ER (D) 283 (Oct) will come as welcome news to landlords. Furthermore, a decision of the English Court of Appeal in Risegold Ltd v Escala Ltd  All ER (D) 269 (Oct) will be of interest to property developers.