Cases: Land Law

Cardshops Ltd v Davies [1971] 1 WLR 591

Cardshops Ltd v Davies [1971] 1 WLR 591 is a Land Law case. It concerns an issue of lease assignment.   Facts: Tenants who wanted to bail out of an original business lease of 11 years. The lease contained a covenant against assignment without consent and, therefore, the tenant needed the landlords’ consent in order…

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Elwood v Goodman [2013] EWCA Civ 1103

Elwood v Goodman [2013] EWCA Civ 1103 is a Land Law case. It concerns a dispute as to contributions arising from a right of way. Facts: In Elwood v Goodman [2013] EWCA Civ 1103, Ds bought some industrial land which enjoyed the benefit of a private right of way. However, there was a reciprocal obligation…

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Halsall v Brizell [1957] Ch. 169

Halsall v Brizell [1957] Ch. 169 is a Land Law case. It concerns an issue arising from the payment of maintenance fees. Facts: In Halsall v Brizell [1957] Ch. 169, the purchasers of individual plots of a building estate were given the benefit of using various roads on the estate on the condition that they…

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Birdlip Ltd v Hunter [2016] EWCA Civ 603

Birdlip Ltd v Hunter [2016] EWCA Civ 603 is a Land Law case. It concerns an issue arising from a restrictive covenant on a building.  Facts: In Birdlip Ltd v Hunter [2016] EWCA Civ 603, the conveyance of a property contained both positive and negative covenants including a restriction on the building. It also contained…

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Re Dolphin’s Conveyance [1970] Ch 654

Re Dolphin’s Conveyance [1970] Ch 654 is a Land Law case. Furthermore, it concerns the enforceability of restrictive covenants.  Facts: In Re Dolphin’s Conveyance [1970] Ch 654, several parcels of land forming part of an identified estate were conveyed by several conveyances to various purchasers by vendors who took from a common owner. Therefore, all…

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