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A helicopter view on noisy neighbours

After a Court of Appeal decision made celebrity headlines, SA Law's Head of Property Dispute Resolution, Mike Lewis, takes a look at what it actually means for noise nuisance claims.

An appeal judge has ruled that super-rich couple, Norman Peires and his wife, who claimed compensation over 'shattering' helicopter noise that stopped them selling their £4million home to Tess Daly and Vernon Kay will have to learn to live with the noise.

This overturns a previous decision last year in which a judge had ordered the aerodrome's operators to reduce the noise or pay the couple £583,000 in damages. However, SA Law's Head of Property Dispute Resolution, Mike Lewis assures property owners to not be overly alarmed by the decision. 

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