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Good News for Landlords and Property Developers: Two Recent Decisions of the English Courts

December 04, 2008

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 [2008] 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 [2008] All ER (D) 269 (Oct) will be of interest to property developers.

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