Mineral Reservations: Finding a way through the minefield

Stephen Barry assesses the intricacies of mineral reservations in the context of recent case law ‘Most types of “mineral” have all been held by the courts in various instances either to be included in a mineral reservation or to be excluded from it. Much depends on the wording of the individual reservation, and its meaning …
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Cases Referenced

  • Coleman & anor v Ibstock Brick Ltd [2008] EWCA Civ 73
  • McLean Estates Ltd v Earl of Aylesford [2009] EWHC 697 (Ch)