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Security for expenses – Kaye v Lawrence

November 01, 2010  |   Party Wall Appeals,Party Wall Blog,Party Wall Case Law   |     | ?>

It has long been thought that an adjoining owner could only request security from the building owner under s. 12(1) of the Party wall etc. Act 1996 (“the 1996 Act”) where works were being undertaken on or to the adjoining owner’s land. However, in a recent appeal from a third surveyors’ award in Kaye v Lawrence [2010] EWHC 2678 (TCC) this was held not to be the case. Mr ...