The Law and Practice of Party Walls (2nd edition)

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2nd edition of market-leading party wall textbook



The leading practitioner’s textbook on the law and practice of party walls is now in its second edition, continuing its mission to bring clear explanations of the law relating to party walls, and how it is applied in practice, to surveyors, lawyers and the general public.

Updated to include new cases down to December 2019, such as:

  • Chaturachinda v Fairholme
  • R on the application of Farrs Lane Developments Ltd v Bristol Magistrates Court
  • Lea Valley Developments Ltd v Derbyshire
  • Welter v McKeeve

Other highlights include:

  • Expanded (and amended) section on security for expenses
  • Substantially re-written chapter on enforcement
  • Many more authorities cited
  • Expanded and more detailed index


1 review for The Law and Practice of Party Walls (2nd edition)

  1. Peter JM Davies BSc FRICS MCIArb (verified owner)

    The early birds are now enjoying their copies!! Order yours NOW or be behind!!

    Foreword by HHJ Edward Bailey “…a new Ed… may be said to have been long overdue.”

    Format as 1st Ed but review of the “Contents” shows new sections:
    2-63 defn of “wall”
    Ch.9 Service: adds s.15 amendments
    + 9.24 “The ultra vires problem”
    Ch.11 SfE updated
    15.97 “Limitation & the Act” added.
    22.32 Stat require’ts & Plg Perm
    22.35 Concrete overspill

    45 new case refs including:
    Basu 2019
    BPT Ltd 2016
    Breuer 2014
    Chaturachinda 2015
    Chliaifchtein 2018
    Davis 2012
    Dillard 2014
    Fenton 2018
    Foxland 2016
    Gray 2016
    Knight 2018
    Lawrence 2014
    Lea Valley 2017
    Mohamed 2017
    Nelson’s Yard 2013
    Patel 2015
    Property Supply 2015
    Rashid 2014
    Re: Farrs Lane 2016
    SAI Ventures 2016
    Wellington Properties 2018
    Welter 2018.

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