Co-Operative Group v Virk (Valuation Officer): UTLC 22 Oct 2020

Abuse of Process in Rating Alterations

Rating – Alteration of Rating List – validity of proposal challenging alteration to list made by VO to give effect to agreement – application to strike out appeals from the Valuation Tribunal for Wales and Valuation Tribunal for England – res judicata – abuse of process

[2020] UKUT 286 (LC)
England and Wales
CitedArnold v National Westminster Bank Plc HL 1991
Tenants invited the court to construe the terms of a rent review provision in the sub-underlease under which they held premises. The provision had been construed in a sense adverse to them in earlier proceedings before Walton J, but they had been . .
CitedJohnson v Gore Wood and Co HL 14-Dec-2000
Shareholder May Sue for Additional Personal Losses
A company brought a claim of negligence against its solicitors, and, after that claim was settled, the company’s owner brought a separate claim in respect of the same subject-matter.
Held: It need not be an abuse of the court for a shareholder . .
CitedThorntons Plc and Another UTLC 27-Apr-2018
Rating – Alteration of Rating List – Validity of Proposal Challenging alteration to list made by VO to give effect to agreement – whether abuse of process – Regs. 4, 12, 17 Non-Domestic Rating (Alteration of Lists and Appeals) (England) Regulation . .
CitedArnold v Dearing (VO) (Wedding Venue and Premises) UTLC 30-Jul-2019
Wedding venue and premises – proposal to divide single assessment into two hereditaments following letting of part for storage use – mode of use of retained part – whether reversion to single hereditament as wedding venue following termination of . .

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Updated: 02 November 2021; Ref: scu.655165