Real Estate Talking Points: Rights of Light: back to basics for developers – how do they affect you and what are your options?

When embarking on a development, the list of legal and development considerations, constraints and challenges to overcome can seem limitless and, at times, overwhelming. One such challenge which can be the cause for major headaches is rights of light. In our latest talking points article, Alexandra Clayton and Rory Bennett go back to basics and discuss how these rights are created; how to find out if they exist and might have a practical impact; strategies for navigating potential claims in order to proceed with development; and what happens if there has been an infringement.