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Foreshore Prescriptive right Lynn Shellfish Ltd v Loose [2016] UKSC 14 Summary The Supreme Court ruled on the extent of an exclusive prescriptive right to take cockles and mussels from a stretch of the foreshore. Facts The proprietor of land adjoining the foreshore (the Estate) granted a lease of the exclusive right to fish from part of a fishery to a tenant (T). A number of individuals and companies (A), fished for cockles in locations claimed to be within the…

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