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Building Blocks: Street v Mountford [1985]

In this Building Blocks episode, Richard digs into the foundations of lease/licence distinction with Street v Mountford, a UKHL case from 1985. Starting off with the assertion that leases are property rights which bind third parties, but licences aren't property rights and don't bind third party purchasers, Richard expands on security of tenure, the protected shorthold tenancy, the LTA 1954, the Rent Acts, Somma v Hazlehurst [1978], and other integral aspects to lease/licence distinction.



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