United Kingdom: Abandoned Property

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When a tenant leaves goods at the premises at the end of its lease, the landlord may want to dispose those goods so that he can re-let the premises. In this article, Ben Lomer and Michelle Farmer, of Druces LLP's Dispute Resolution and Litigation Department, examine the law in England & Wales relating to abandonment and bailees, as re-stated in the recent case of Robot Arenas Limited -v- Waterfield and others, and discover that landlords need to take care before taking action that may lead to a claim for damages

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Published In: Bankruptcy Updates, Business Torts Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Commercial Real Estate Updates, Residential Real Estate Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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