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Rating Case Commentaries – Archive

Here is our complete archive of rating case summaries, to which further summaries will be added as cases of significance are decided:

May 2021

Nuffield Health v London Borough of Merton [2021] EWCA Civ 826 (28 May 2021)28/05/2021Full Commentary
Hurstwood Properties (A) Limited and Ors (Respondents) v Rossendale Borough Council and Anr (Appellants) [2021] UKSC 16 (14 May 2021)14/05/2021Full Commentary


April 2021

R (on application of The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care) v Harlow District Council [2021] EWHC 909 (Admin) (16 April 2021)16/04/2021Full Commentary


February 2021

Isle Investments Limited v Leeds City Council [2021] EWHC 345 (Admin) (19 February 2021)19/02/2021Full Commentary


December 2020

London Borough of Southwark v (1) Ludgate House Limited and (2) Andrew Ricketts (VO) [2020] EWCA Civ 1637 (4 December 2020)04/12/2020Full Commentary


November 2020

Meadowbank International Ltd v Martin Allis (VO) [2020] UKUT 0321 (LC) (19 November 2020)19/11/2020Full Commentary


July 2020

Libra Textiles Ltd and Centric Assets Ltd v Ritchie Roberts and David Alford (VOs) [2020] UKUT 0237 (LC) (31 July 2020)31/07/2020Full Commentary
The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v PAG Asset Preservation Ltd and MB Vacant Property Solutions Ltd [2020] EWCA Civ 1017 (31 July 2020)31/07/2020Full Commentary
London Borough of Newham v RAD Phase 1 Type B Property Company No.1 Limited [2020] UKUT 203 (LC) (28 July 2020)28/07/2020Full Commentary


May 2020

Cardtronics UK Ltd and others v Sykes and others (VOs) [2020] UKSC 21 (20 May 2020)20/05/2020Full Commentary


April 2020

Interoute Vtesse Limited v Alison Gidman (VO) [2020] UKUT 0013 (LC) (22 April 2020)22/04/2020Full Commentary
Buzz Group Ltd v Kay Salmon (VO) [2020] UKUT 0116 (LC) (17 April 2020)17/04/2020Full Commentary


March 2020

David Jackson (VO) [2020] UKUT 0078 (LC) (24 March 2020)24/03/2020Full Commentary


Februrary 2020

Avison Young Limited v David Jackson (VO) [2020] UKUT 0058 (LC) (25 February 2020)25/02/2020Full Commentary
Richie Roberts (VO) v Backhouse Jones Limited [2020] UKUT 0038 (LC) (4 February 2020)04/02/2020Full Commentary


January 2020

Stephen G Hughes (VO) v Exeter City Council [2020] UKUT 0007 (LC) (8 January 2020)08/01/2020Full Commentary


December 2019

Wigan Football Club Limited v Wayne Cox (VO) [2019] UKUT 0389 (LC) (18 December 2019)18/12/2019Full Commentary
Colour Weddings Limited v Ritchie Roberts (VO) [2019] UKUT 0385 (LC) (10 December 2019)10/12/2019Full Commentary


November 2019

RAD Phase 1 Type B Property Company No 1 Ltd v London Borough of Newham Appeal Number 5750M263955/284N (25 November 2019)25/11/2019Full Commentary
St John’s Senior School v David Jackson (VO) [2019] UKUT 0359 (LC) (19 November 2019)19/11/2019Full Commentary


October 2019

The Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy v PAG Asset Preservation Ltd and MB Vacant Property Solutions Ltd [2019] EWHC 2890 (Ch) (30 October 2019)30/10/2019Full Commentary


September 2019

Senova Limited v Chris Sykes (VO) [2019] UKUT 0275 (LC) (19 September 2019)19/09/2019Full Commentary
Ludgate House Limited v Andrew Ricketts (VO) and LB Southwark [2019] UKUT 0278 (LC) (18 September 2019)18/09/2019Full Commentary
London Borough of Tower Hamlets v David Jackson (VO) [2019] Appeal Nos. 590025531922/053N10 and 19 others (5 September 2019)05/09/2019Full Commentary


June 2019

Andrew Corkish (VO) v Fiona Bigwood [2019] UKUT 0191 (LC) (21 June 2019)21/06/2019Full Commentary
Hostsoho Limited v David Jackson (VO) [2019] UKUT 0166 (LC) (17 June 2019)17/06/2019Full Commentary
David Jackson (VO) v Canary Wharf Limited [2019] UKUT 0136 (LC) (7 June 2019)07/06/2019Full Commentary


May 2019

Telereal Trillium v Hewitt (VO) [2019] UKSC 23 (15 May 2019)15/05/2019Full Commentary


April 2019

Cemex UK Operations Ltd v O’Dwyer (VO) [2019] UKUT 106 (LC) (3 April 2019)03/04/2019Full Commentary


March 2019

Liverpool Victoria Insurance Company Limited v Dr Asef Zafar [2019] EWCA Civ 392 (19 March 2019)19/03/2019Full Commentary
Rossendale Borough Council v Hurstwood Properties (A) Ltd & Ors [2019] EWCA Civ 364 (07 March 2019)07/03/2019Full Commentary


February 2019

Go Outdoors Limited v Laura Lacey (VO) [2019] UKUT 0051 (LC) (18 February 2019)18/02/2019Full Commentary


December 2018

Appeal of Jo Moore (VO) [2018] UKUT 0324 (LC) (19 December 2018)19/12/2018Full Commentary
Ashok Patel v David Jackson (VO) [2018] UKUT 0420 (LC) (18 December 2018)18/12/2018Full Commentary
Mr I Alam v Arthur Stoyles (VO) [2018] UKUT 0266 (LC) (17 December 2018)17/12/2018Full Commentary
UKI (Kingsway) Ltd v Westminster City Council [2018] UKSC 67 (17 December 2018)17/12/2018Full Commentary
Merlin Entertainments Group Ltd v W Cox (VO) [2018] UKUT 0406 (LC) (11 December 2018)11/12/2018Full Commentary
My Community Space v Ipswich Borough Council [2018] EWHC 3313 (Admin) (05 December 2018)05/12/2018Full Commentary


November 2018

Cardtronics Europe Ltd, Tesco Stores Ltd, Sainsbury’s Supermarkets Ltd and Co-op Group v Sykes and Others (VOs) [2018] EWCA Civ 2472 (09 November 2018)09/11/2018Full Commentary


October 2018

Giraffe Concepts Ltd v David Jackson (VO) [2018] UKUT 0344 (LC) (11 October 2018)19/10/2018Full Commentary


August 2018

Gardiner & Theobald LLP v Jackson (VO) [2018] UKUT 253 (LC) (3 August 2018)03/08/2018Full Commentary


July 2018

University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust v Mr Daljit Virk (VO) Appeal Number 462028742130/541N10 (VTE) (30 July 2018)30/07/2018Full Commentary
Wigan Football Company Limited v R Roberts (VO) [2018] Appeal Nos. 425026586278/134N10 and 425026586925/134N10 (24 July 2018)24/07/2018Full Commentary
Home Office v Jackson (VO) [2018] UKUT 171 (LC) (19 July 2018)19/07/2018Full Commentary
The Queen (Principled Offsite Logistics Limited) v Trafford Council and Others [2018] EWHC 1687 (Admin) (6 July 2018)06/07/2018Full Commentary
Benchmark Furniture Limited [2018] UKUT 170 (LC) (5 July 2018)05/07/2018Full Commentary


May 2018

Christopher John Shaw v Leigh Benton (VO) [2018] UKUT (LC) (11 May 2018)11/05/2018Full Commentary
Ryan Fisher Carpet and Vinyl Showroom [2018] UKUT 153 (LC) (2 May 2018)02/05/2018Full Commentary


April 2018

Thorntons PLC and Clarion Solicitors Limited [2018] UKUT 109 (LC) (27 April 2018)27/04/2018Full Commentary


March 2018

Ludgate House Limited v A Ricketts (VO) and London Borough of Southwark [2018] (VTE) (heard 28 February and 7 March 2018)07/03/2018Full Commentary
Iceland Foods Ltd v Berry (VO) [2018] UKSC 15 (7 March 2018)07/03/2018Full Commentary


January 2018

Telereal Trillium v Kevin Hewitt (VO) [2018] EWCA Civ 26 (19 January 2018)19/01/2018Full Commentary


December 2017

Simpsons Malt Limited and Others v Jones and Others (VOs) [2017] UKUT 460 (LC) (4 December 2017)04/12/2017Full Commentary


November 2017

Rossendale Borough Council v Hurstwood Properties (A) Limited and Wigan Council v Property Alliance Group Limited [2017] EWHC 3641 (Ch) (30 November 2017)30/11/2017Full Commentary


March 2017

Newbigin v Monk [2017] UKSC 12 (1 March 2017)01/03/2017Full Commentary


January 2016

South Kesteven District Council v Digital Pipeline Ltd [2016] EWHC 101 (Admin) (27 January 2016)27/01/2016Full Commentary


July 2015

Woolway v Mazars [2015] UKSC 53 (29 July 2015)29/07/2015Full Commentary


May 2013

Public Safety Charitable Trust v Milton Keynes Council [2013] EWHC 1237 (Admin) (14 May 2013)14/05/2013Full Commentary


January 2013

Kenya Aid Programme v Sheffield City Council [2013] EWHC 54 (Admin) (22 January 2013)22/01/2013Full Commentary

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