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2 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Can a claim for adverse possession succeed where the circumstances involve fraud?

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In the recent Court of Appeal case of Rashid v Nasrullah [2018] EWCA Civ 2685 the Court considered whether a registered proprietor of the property could successfully claim adverse possession (sometimes known as squatters rights) of land which had been fraudulently transferred to him.

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20 April 2018 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

No limitation defence for directors receiving assets in breach of trust

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The Supreme Court has recently handed down an important Judgment which will affect claims brought against directors for breach of trust. Directors’ actions in transferring property to a company in which they have significant control are no longer protected by raising a limitation defence for claims brought outside of the six year period.

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25 October 2017 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Property Disputes

Good news for landlords: shorter process for enforcing an Order for Possession

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Order for Possession

Possession proceedings are burdensome, costly and time consuming for private landlords. This is why, once you’ve got an Order for Possession in your hands, you want to be able to enforce it as soon as possible.

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