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Business & Property
16/04/2024

Case Law Update: Savage V Savage [2024] EWCA Civ 49

Introduction Background Judicial Reasoning Comment Whilst every effort has been taken to ensure that the law in these articles is correct, they are intended to give a general overview of the law for educational purposes. Readers are respectfully...

John Aldis
Business & Property
16/04/2024

Which 10-year period of reasonable belief?

In Brown v Ridley [2024] UKUT 14 (LC) the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) considered whether the 10-year period of reasonable belief required for adverse possession applications must end on the date of the application (or, alternatively, whether it...

Anthony Verduyn
Business & Property
16/04/2024

Proportions and Fractions and Management Fees

A “proportionate part” or a “fair proportion” of an annual service charge may not be an equal fraction of the charge’s component parts, so held the Court of Appeal in Accent Housing Ltd v Howe Properties (NE) Ltd [2024] EWCA Civ 297. ...

Ed Peperall QC
Business & Property
09/04/2024

Appointment of former Member to the Civil Procedure Rule Committee

Congratulations to former St Philips Business & Property Group Head, Mr Justice Pepperall, on his appointment as a High Court Judge member of the Civil Procedure Rule Committee (CPRC). The CPRC is a non-departmental public body. It was...

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Business & Property
08/04/2024

Probate & Trusts Q1 2024 Update

Welcome to the inaugural quarterly case update from the Probate and Trusts team at St Philips. We hope that you find this update helpful and informative. This update has been written by Christopher Buckingham. High Court Bench Leonard v Leonard...

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Business & Property
03/04/2024

deBriefed – April 2024

Welcome to our first newsletter in 2024! The first quarter has flown by. We hope everyone got their tax returns in on time.  St Philips Chambers was thrilled to have 7 of its members shortlisted for the Birmingham Law Society’s 2024 Legal...

No Trespassing
Business & Property
02/04/2024

Real Estate Spring Seminar, 17 April ’24

We are delighted to announce the full programme for our upcoming Real Estate Spring Seminar on Wednesday 17 April.  Whose Land Is It Anyway? Safeguarding Landowner’s Rights, Addressing Trespasser’s Wrongs and Securing Relief for...

Alexander Bradford
Business & Property
26/03/2024

Business & Property Pupil on his feet from 2 April

Our Business & Property Group is thrilled to announce that Alexander Bradford, our current pupil, will be on his feet and able to accept instructions from Tuesday 2nd April. Following 6 months of learning from and working alongside his...