GL Hearn comments on the Rights to Light reform recommendations by Law Commission

Paul Smith, Director in Building Consultancy at GL Hearn, comments on the Law Commission’s recommendations for reforms to Rights to Light:

“Rights to Light reforms are good news for developers. Once enacted, the proposed reforms should provide greater clarity on the legal relationships between parties, allow for more certainty and speed up the resolution of Rights to Light disputes. The Law Commission’s recommendations will also reduce the ability of neighbouring owners to hold developers to ransom by the threat of injunction to increase compensation payments.”