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Rights of Lights

This is the right of a property to receive light through windows or other openings.  In many cases a right of light is interfered with by a development, a large fence or other obstructions that are built afterwards.

Rights of Light can be acquired in a number of ways and therefore legal advice should be sought to ascertain whether your property has or will be affected.  If a breach is proven, injunctions can be granted as well as damages.

Our team has considerable experience advising on right of light issues, including advice about whether a right exists; who has the benefit of the right and bringing and defending proceedings.

If you have any questions or require advice please do not hesitate to contact a member of our team.