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Party Wall Disputes - Note from the talk at the PLA Autumn Training Day 2021

A note produced by Stephen Jourdan QC for the PLA Autumn Training Day 2021 which took place on Wednesday 17 November. Stephen gave a brief overview on the following:

Party Wall Act 1996

  • What rights and obligations does it create?
  • What happens if its procedures are not complied with?
  • How to win a party wall appeal

Time limits and procedure for an appeal

  • Establishing that the award was made without jurisdiction
  • If there was jurisdiction to make the award, persuading the court that it should be set aside or varied on grounds of limitation, procedural unfairness, or substantive error
  • Recovering the costs of the appeal

Note can be viewed here. 



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