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TENURE: Flying high

07 July 2017  

Julian Bass and Sarah Quy provide some practical solutions to flying freeholds

A flying freehold is a quirk of English land law. Here we discuss the practical problems it can lead to, and suggest some possible solutions and damage limitation measures.

Additional Info

  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Abbahall Ltd v Smee [2002] EWCA Civ 1831

    Holbeck Hall Hotel Ltd & anor v Scarborough Borough Council [2000] EWCA Civ 51

    Williams v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd [2017] PLSCS 94