The guarantee of the protection of property, contained in Article 1 of Additional Protocol No. 1,1 has become—after Article 6 ECHR—the second most frequently invoked guarantee of the Convention.2 This chapter will first present the jurisprudence describing the Convention notion of protection of property generally (Section B). It will then discuss illustrative case law concerning the concept of ‘legitimate expectations’, social security claims and the way some well-known recent judgments approach the interpretation of Article 1 of Protocol No. 1 (Section C). In...
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