Property and Conveyancing in UK Law

  • St John Poulton's Trustee in Bankruptcy v Ministry of Justice
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 April 2010
    ... ... which so vest should include those which were the bankrupt's property at a date earlier than the date of the order by which he or she becomes a ... directed to maintain registers by the Acts scheduled to the Conveyancing Act, 1881, and similar Acts, were themselves liable to be sued, for the ... ...
  • Prestige Properties Ltd v Scottish Provident Institution
    • Chancery Division
    • 13 March 2002
    ... ... a City office block known as 20 St Mary at Hill, London EC3 ("the Property"). The thrust of the errors was to show as part of the Property a parcel ... to the Lease: (as he said in his evidence) it is settled conveyancing practice to carry out an index search against a lease plan in order to ... ...
  • Alexey Samarenko v Dawn Hill House Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 01 December 2011
    ... ... deposit he contacted Savills to arrange for them to inspect the property. The inspection was needed both for his bank (Coutts) and also for his own ... is the payment of a deposit that in the vast majority of conveyancing transactions the seller will simply refuse to exchange contracts until the ... ...
  • Nicole Michelle Green v Sheila Agnes Eadie and Others
    • Chancery Division
    • 18 November 2011
    ... ... by the First Defendant and/or her husband in relation to the property as pleaded in paragraph 5(i) and/or 5(ii) and/or 5(iii) of the Particulars ... , diligence, and competence in and about the purchase and/or conveyancing of the Property. PARTICULARS OF NEGLIGENCE/BREACH OF ... ...
  • Bernard v Josephs
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 March 1982
    ... ... on what terms? If they had been husband and wife, our matrimonial property legislation would give the Family Court a very wide discretion to deal ... As was said in argument, the section was really passed for conveyancing purposes to help to deal with the flood of equitable tenants in common ... ...
  • MCP Pensions Trustees Ltd v AON Pension Trustees Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 March 2010
    ... ... distribution among the persons entitled to any real or personal property, the trustees of a settlement [, trustees of land, trustees for sale of ... ...
  • Beaulane Properties Ltd v Palmer
    • Chancery Division
    • 23 March 2005
    ... ... awareness of human rights including the right to enjoy one's own property, it does seem draconian to the owner and a windfall for the squatter that, ... enquiries and difficulties which were encountered in conveyancing transactions generally (not only those in which there was an issue about a ... ...
  • BHP Petroleum Great Britain Ltd v Chesterfield Properties Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 November 2001
    ... ... the event was leased) to BHP, we will refer to the latter as "the Property". The Agreement contains obligations on the part of Chesterfield (to the ... In the Conveyancing Act 1881 and the Law of Property Act 1925 the equivalent expression to ... ...
  • Yaxley v Gotts and another
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 June 1999
    ... ... a point of some general interest on section 2 of the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989 ("the 1989 Act"). Section 2 of the ... First Programme of Law Reform of the system of unregistered conveyancing with a view to its modernisation and simplification. Section 2 of the Act ... ...
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Plc v Etridge (No 2); Kenyon-Brown v Desmond Banks & Company (Undue Influence) (No 2); Bank of Scotland v Bennett; UCB Home Loans Corporation Ltd v Moore; National Westminster Bank Plc v Gill; Midland Bank Plc v Wallace; Barclays Bank Plc v Harris; Barclays Bank Plc v Coleman
    • House of Lords
    • 11 October 2001
    ... ... it was the duty of one party to advise the other or to manage his property for him. In Zamet v Hyman [1961] 1 WLR 1442 , 1444-1445 Lord Evershed ... save in a wholly ministerial capacity, such as carrying out conveyancing formalities or supervising the execution of documents and witnessing ... ...
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