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Parc Battersea v Hutchinson [1999] L. & T.R. 554; [1999] 2 E.G.L.R. 33

DATE: 18 Mar 1999

Important case on the effect of the
grant of a sub lease for longer than the head lease. It was held that an oral
sub tenancy effected an assignment by operation of law, even though it complied
with none of the formalities required for an assignment.