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When Farming Partnership Accounts Don't Mean What They Say
Wild v Wild saw a bitter farming family dispute over who owned Beard Hall Farm in Derbyshire. It pitted Gregory against his brother Malcolm, his mother Jean, and his sister-in-law Abigail.
UK
4 Oct 2018
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Arguing Over (Spilt) Milk: Another Proprietary Estoppel Claim Down On The Farm
In a very recent decision Habberfield v Habberfield, the court awarded a farmer's daughter a significant cash sum in lieu of the farm to which she had devoted her entire working life.
UK
15 Mar 2018
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New Forms For Owners Of Farm Cottages
Owners of farm cottages should take note of a new set of prescribed forms, which should be used to prevent a tenant from becoming an assured agricultural occupant.
UK
28 Jul 2015
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One Brother Takes The Farm, The Rest Share A Bungalow – Another Proprietary Estoppel Farm Dispute
Davies v Davies pitched one brother, James (57), against his mother and four siblings in a proprietary estoppel claim to a farm, which the family had farmed 'for generations'.
UK
15 Jun 2015
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Fight In The Milking Parlour – The Latest On Proprietary Estoppel
The High Court has adjudicated on quantum in the latest instalment of Davies v Davies, following the Court of Appeal's decision in 2014 that the daughter had a valid claim based upon proprietary estoppel.
UK
23 Apr 2015
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Landowners Liability For Falling Trees
This case involved a review of landowners’ liability for damage caused by trees falling on (or from) their land.
UK
17 Sep 2014
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Property Rights And Fracking - Who Owns Your Land?
Encouraged by estimates of shale oil and gas reserves in the UK, the British government is embarking on an overhaul of the law in this area.
UK
11 Jul 2014
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Registration Of Manorial Mineral Rights Under Former Copyhold Land
From 13 October 2013, rights reserved to the lord of the manor will cease to be legally overriding interests when that land is sold, unless they are registered at the Land Registry.
UK
17 Apr 2012
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Proposed New CAP Regulations
Recent articles in the press have commented on leaked drafts of the new single farm payment regulations.
UK
23 Oct 2011
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Rural Update - Autumn 2011
A new Law of Property Act has been published in draft which aims to modernise the law on easements and covenants. The most radical change will be the abolition of restrictive and other land covenants, which will be replaced by a new land obligation. Landowners will not be able to enforce land obligations unless they can prove that they own land near to the property which is subject to the obligation.
UK
16 Oct 2011
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Stamp Duty Land Tax - An Unexpected Consequence For Rural Property Transactions?
In a Budget that contained very little of note, one of the most significant changes was the proposed 5% rate of SDLT for residential property purchases over £1m.
UK
7 Apr 2010
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Finders keepers? Treasure Act 1996
The discovery of the Staffordshire Hoard in July 2009 brought the law relating to the ownership of treasure back into the headlines.
UK
 
4 Apr 2010
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