Colin Dawson Windows Ltd v Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk, Howard: CA 20 Jan 2005

In a claim for adverse possession, the court will readily infer the grant of a licence (so as to defeat an assertion that possession is adverse to the owner) during negotiations for the purchase or letting of land, where the negotiating purchaser or tenant is in occupation of the land concerned.


Lord Justice Rix Lord Justice Johnathan Parker


[2005] EWCA Civ 9




England and Wales

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CitedTower Hamlets v Barrett and Another CA 19-Jul-2005
The defendant tenants appealed an order for them to surrender possession of land which they claimed had been acquired by adverse possession. The buildings, including one which shared a party wall with the building owned by the defendants had been . .
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Land, Limitation

Updated: 28 June 2022; Ref: scu.221720