Charles Terence Estates Ltd v Cornwall Council

[2013] 1 WLR 466, [2013] BLGR 97, [2013] HLR 12, [2013] PTSR 175

Barrister: Guy Adams
Area of Law: Commercial Dispute Resolution and Administrative Law


Summary:
Acting for a local authority in Court of Appeal on appeal from judgment setting aside long leases for lack of vires and restitution of rent and grant monies paid. Raises significant issues about the relationship between public and private law concepts of ultra vires.