Case Note

Publication Date:
15 Jan 2015


The Case Note discusses two recent further decisions at first instance which deal with the meaning of the hallowed words “as of right” which form the basis of the acquisition of prescriptive rights, both public and private.

Richard Naylor v Essex CC, Silverbrook Estates Ltd, Diana Humphreys and Tendring District Council

Ainsley David Powell and Jane Shergar Irani v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and Doncaster Borough Council.

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