Assignment: To sign is not to assign

Nikolas Ireland considers the importance of execution formalities on assignment in the context of a recent case ‘While the claimant landlord was successful in the Lankester case, the way in which they dealt with the proposed assignee is not to be recommended as it allowed the defendants to seek to dispute liability.’If there is one …
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Cases Referenced

  • Lankester & Son Ltd v Rennie [2014] EWCA Civ 1515