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A Listed Building – or is it? The recent Court of Appeal judgement in Dill

Posted on: January 16, 2019 by Rebecca Reynolds

While owning and living in a listed building may be a quaint dream for some of us, they do come with a fair amount of constraints, restrictions and headaches when it comes to undertaking repairs, renovations or even selling items held within them. Many an owner of a large stately home has found himself on […]

2016 IAL Diploma course begins next month

Posted on: January 15, 2016 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

The Institute of Art & Law’s Diploma in Art Profession Law and Ethics course (DipAPLE) is set to begin next month, comprising seven monthly sessions running from February to July 2016. DipAPLE, which has been running for ten years, is an intensive and interactive course open both to lawyers and professionals from the art market or museum […]

Reforms to Ancient Monuments and Listed Buildings law in Wales

Posted on: May 11, 2015 by Richard Harwood QC

The Historic Environment (Wales) Bill was introduced into the Welsh Assembly on 1st May 2015. It proposes a variety of changes to listed building, monuments and historic environment law. These include for listed buildings: A requirement to consult on the proposed listing of buildings Interim protection during such consultations, and compensation if the building is not […]

Commercial Aspects of Treasure: Monday 1st of December

Posted on: November 21, 2014 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

An IAL seminar entitled The Commercial Aspects of Treasure will be held in conjunction with the global law firm Clyde & Co at their offices in London on Monday 1st of December 2014 from 9.00 am until 2.00 pm. The seminar will examine a range of issues relating to the law of treasure and finds, including the scope […]

Challenge over reburial of Richard III dismissed

Posted on: May 23, 2014 by Richard Harwood QC

In a lengthy, elegant and literary judgment the High Court has dismissed the challenge to the decision to rebury King Richard III in Leicester Cathedral. A three-judge Divisional Court of Lady Justice Hallett, Mr Justice Ouseley and Mr Justice Haddon-Cave ruled that there had been no duty on the Secretary of State for Justice to […]

Kent shipwreck divers plead guilty

Posted on: May 20, 2014 by Richard Harwood QC

David Knight and Edward Huzzey, both from Sandgate, admitted to 19 offences between them, contrary to section 236 and section 237 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995 for having failed to declare valuable items taken from shipwrecks. Items were taken from shipwrecks off the Kent coast, with the first known objects removed in 2001. The […]