Who owns street art?

A Banksy mural that appeared on the back of an amusement arcade triggered a groundbreaking legal dispute, write Tim Maxwell, Becky Shaw and Andrew Bruce.

In a judgment handed down on 11 September in The Creative Foundation v Dreamland Leisure Limited [2015] EWHC 2556 (Ch), the High Court held that a tenant was not entitled to remove a Banksy mural from the wall of its leasehold property and must deliver it up to the claimant. Continue reading