Forfeiture: Leases, licences and certainty

The Supreme Court has made the landmark move of extending the doctrine of relief from forfeiture to certain property licences. Annabel Heath and Clive Chalkley consider the case

Cases Referenced

  • Bridge Oil Ltd v Owners and/or demise charterers of the ship ‘The Guiseppe di Vittorio’ [1998] 1 Lloyds Rep 136
  • J A Pye (Oxford) Ltd & ors v Graham & anor [2002] UKHL 30
  • Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v Vauxhall Motors Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 1100; [2019] UKSC 46
  • Scandinavian Trading Tanker Co AB v Flota Petrolera Ecuatoriana (The Scaptrade) [1983] 2 AC 694