AG Securities v Vaughan

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AG Securities v Vaughan (1988) was a legal case in English property law concerning the concept of exclusive possession.

Facts

Four individuals each held a written agreement for the occupancy of a furnished flat. Each agreement stated that the individual was to share with up to three other people and that only a licence (rather than a lease) was being granted. Several agreements were made, with each agreement lasting no more than six months. When a vacancy arose the landlord would decide who was to replace the person who had left.

House of lords

The House of lords ruled that no exclusive possession existed.

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