Secretary of State for Defence v Nicholas  EWHC 2945 (Ch)
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Jonathan Davey successfully represents Ministry of Defence in Human Rights / Landlord and Tenant test case
The High Court gives judgment in key human rights / landlord and tenant test case potentially effecting over 50,000 Ministry of Defence and other properties. The High Court declines to make Declaration of Incompatibility in relation to the Crown Exemption in respect of landlord and tenant legislation. Jonathan Davey is appearing for the successful Crown claimants.
Jonathan Davey has a broad practice spanning the commercial and traditional chancery fields, with a particular emphasis on commercial disputes, property, trusts, professional liability and public law. He has substantial experience of large scale High Court litigation including cases with an international dimension.