‘New Judgment: The Manchester Ship Canal Company Ltd v Vauxhall Motors Ltd (Formerly General Motors UK Ltd) [2019] UKSC 46′

“This appeal considered whether the court had jurisdiction to grant relief from forfeiture on the facts of the case. The appellant argued that in relation to land the courts can only relieve parties from the forfeiture of proprietary rights – which, on the facts of the case, would exclude Vauxhall’s contractual rights under the Licence. Vauxhall argued that the doctrine is broad enough to protect any right to use land …” (more)

[UKSC blog, 23 October]

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