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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast aims to inform the listener of the preliminary practical steps that should be taken when faced with a rights of light case. Further, it aims to explain how to determine whether a right of light has been infringed and describes the possible remedies that a court could award.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know the practical steps that should be taken in a right of light case;
  • Understand how to determine whether a right of light has been infringed;
  • Be aware of the remedies open to the court;
  • Be able to assess the current law, and know how it could be improved.
Level:
Intermediate Difficulty: 3 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Supreme Court Act 1981;
  • Law of Property Act 1925;
  • Land Registration Act 2002;
  • Prescription Act 1832;
  • Rights of Light Act 1959;
  • Regan v Paul Properties Ltd [2006] EWCA Civ 1391;
  • Forsyth-Grant v Allen [2008] EWCA Civ 505;
  • Tamares (Vincent Square) Ltd v Fairpoint Properties (Vincent Square) Ltd [2006] EWHC 3589;
  • Amec Developments Ltd v Jury's Hotel Management (UK) Ltd [2002] T.C.L.R. 13;
  • Attorney General v Blake [2001] 1 AC 268;
  • Morgan v Fear [1907] AC 425;
  • Wheeldon v Burrows (1879) 12 ChD 31;
  • RHJ Ltd v FT Patten (Holdings) Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 151;
  • Deakins v Hookings [1994] 14 E.G. 133;
  • Ough v King [1967] 1 WLR 1547;
  • Law Commission Consultation Paper 186: "Easements, Covenants and Profits a Prendre";
  • Building Research Establishment Guidelines.

This podcast explains the complicated area of law that is rights of light. It gives an overview of the law, and practical tips for solicitors and barristers who are instructed in work with rights of light issues. It also criticises the current law and discusses how it could be improved.

Podcast Added: 24/11/2008

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-07-25

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