Conveyancing: Overage, restrictive covenants

Laurence Target considers the devices used to ensure that a seller benefits from any future increases in the value of its land ‘Using modern approaches, we could say that to be enforceable a covenant must preserve the value or protect the amenity of the land it purports to benefit.’ A seller of land may want …
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Cases Referenced

  • Cosmichome Ltd v Southampton City Council [2013] EWHC 1378 (Ch)
  • Kunar v Dunning [1989] QB 193
  • P&A Swift Investments v Combined English Stores Group plc [1988] UKHL 3
  • Pritchard v Briggs [1980] Ch 338
  • Spencer's Case (1583) 5 Co Rep 16a
  • Wrotham Park Estate Co Ltd v Parkside Homes Ltd [1974] 2 All ER 321