Real Insights - Property Update
Issue 12

Lease covenant may prevent Airbnb lettings

A recent property tribunal decision is likely to be welcome news to landlords and flat owners who have complained of problems arising out of Airbnb-type short term lets.

New onus on landlords for sales of counterfeit goods on their premises

A recent decision from Europe's highest court has opened up the possibility of Courts ordering landlords to stop their tenants selling counterfeit products and other illicit goods on their premises.

Injunctions can still be granted in rights to light cases

Earlier this summer, developers had a timely reminder that their conduct will come under scrutiny when dealing with adjoining owners’ rights to light.

Squatters' rights, or verging on the ridiculous?

Arguments between neighbours over disputed patches of grass have disturbed the peace in two quiet Yorkshire towns this summer.