Positive Covenants: A thorny issue

Andrew Williams examines a recent Court of Appeal case concerning positive freehold covenants and the recovery of maintenance costs ‘Goodman is likely to become best known for the Court of Appeal’s decision as to the registration requirements relating to the burden of a positive covenant.’During the Autumn of 2013 the Court of Appeal in Goodman …
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Cases Referenced

  • Austerberry v Oldham Corp [1885] 29 Dh D 750 CA
  • Crane Road Properties LLP v Hundalani & ors [2006] EWHC 2066 (Ch)
  • Davies & ors v Jones & anor [2009] EWCA Civ 1164
  • Goodman & ors v Elwood [2013] EWCA Civ 1103
  • Halsall v Brizell [1957] 1 Ch 169
  • Tulk v Moxhay (1848) 41 ER 1143