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  • Campden Hill Ltd v Chakrani & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, May 13, 2005, [2005] EWHC 911 (Ch)

    1. Mr Jolyon Sandercock is a young man who makes his living as a self-employed property consultant advising clients on investments in real property and acting as an introducing agent for clients who wish to deal in property. One day in late March/early April 2003 he was put in touch with a solicitor (the 7th defendant ``Mrs Karim'') who, he was to...

    ...120 Tanners Hill, London, SE8. He found out from the Land Registry that the property was indeed registered in Mr Chakrani's ... him that she was in fact the purchaser of the property at a price of £2.4m, and that she would personally remove the charge from ... the previous year with a cousin in Pakistan to buy some 27 acres of agricultural land in Pakistan from the cousin. He was under ...

  • Morgan Sindall Plc v Sawston Farms (Cambs) Ltd, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 03, 1998, [1998] EWCA Civ 1905

    Sawston is a village about seven miles south of Cambridge. It has spread out towards Cambridge, with extensive new housing estates and a small business park on the northern perimeter of the village. Beyond these is an area of undeveloped land known as the Deal Grove Estate. That is a misleadingly impressive name for about 14 hectares of undevelo...

    ... Beyond these is an area of undeveloped land known as the Deal Grove Estate. That is a misleadingly ... to which I will refer shortly) to determine the option price. On 15 October 1996 he issued a written determination fixing the ... (A) the area of the roadway (2.229 acres) at £390,075. £175,000 per acre. (B) an ...

  • Land Dispute Resolution in Ghana - Role of Customary Land Secretariats. Case of Gbawe Customary Land Secretariat

    ... farmers to the disadvantage of poorer peasants -Evolution of land markets - Increasing land prices - Limited capital markets -Evolution of land markets -Increasing land prices -Limited capital ...The total land area under the Gbawe Kwatei family is 9836.56 acres, and the area falls under the Ga Mantse. The Ga Mantse's (King) stool is a paramount stool of the ...

  • Lepley v Essex County Council, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, October 24, 2000, [2000] EWLands ACQ_92_2000

    1. This is a reference to determine the compensation payable to Miss Janet Lepley (``the claimant'') in respect of the acquisition of Lacey's Farm, Old Barn Lane, Rettendon Common, Essex, CM2 8HA (``the subject property'') by Essex County Council (``the acquiring authority''). The acquisition was connection with The Essex County Council (Great Du...

    ... There is a small fenced paddock adjacent to the stable yard, of about one quarter of an acre, the whole area of the house, buildings, gardens and paddock extending to approximately 1 acre. . ... the facts relating to the comparable sales, apart from Broadmore, Madles Lane, Stock and the price achieved for Giffords Farmhouse, Rettendon which I deal with below. The two negotiated ...

  • 'The colonies have been created for the metropole by the metropole': by Dr Walter Rodney--this extract from his seminal work published in 1972, How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, shows how the "golden years" of the colonial era intensified the development of Europe and America by Africa.

    ...Exploitation of land and labour is essential for human social advance, but only on the ... by colonial powers and then sold to whites at nominal prices. . For instance, after the Kenya highlands had been declared wn Land", the British handed over to Lord Delamere 100,000 acres of the best land at a cost of a penny per acre. Lord Francis ...

  • HM Inspector of Taxes v Hitch & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, January 26, 2001, [2001] NPC 19,[2001] EWCA Civ 63,[2001] BTC 78,73 TC 600,[2001] STC 214,[2001] STI 104

    1. This is an appeal against the order of Jonathan Parker J dated 18 March 1999 whereby he allowed the appeal of the taxpayers by way of case stated pursuant to section 56 of the Taxes Management Act 1970 from the decision of the Special Commissioners, Mr T.H.K. Everett and Mr D.A. Shirley dated 2 March 1998 holding that an agreement dated 6 Apri...

    ...Mr Leolin Price QC, Ms Penelope Reed and Mr John Smart (instructed by Messrs ... Abbey Farm comprised two blocks of land divided by a lane. A particular feature of the prospective ... would be obtained for the land south of the lane (about 400 acres) but not for that north of the lane (about 60 acres) and this ...

  • STONE (HM Inspector of Taxes) v. RICHARD HENRY HITCH; THOMAS HENRY HITCH and IAN GEOFFREY HANDY, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, January 24, 2001, [2001] HRLR 58,[2001] EWCA Civ 1224,[2002] 1 WLR 545

    1. This is an appeal against the order of Jonathan Parker J dated 18 March 1999 whereby he allowed the appeal of the taxpayers by way of case stated pursuant to section 56 of the Taxes Management Act 1970 from the decision of the Special Commissioners, Mr T.H.K. Everett and Mr D.A. Shirley dated 2 March 1998 holding that an agreement dated 6 Apri...

    ...Mr Leolin Price QC, Ms Penelope Reed and Mr John Smart (instructed by Messrs ... Abbey Farm comprised two blocks of land divided by a lane. A particular feature of the prospective ... would be obtained for the land south of the lane (about 400 acres) but not for that north of the lane (about 60 acres) and this ...

  • Wade & Anor v Poppleton & Appleby, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, December 19, 2003, [2003] EWHC 3159 (Ch)

    1. The claimants in this case seek damages against the defendant firm for alleged negligence in the course of giving advice. The claim is made both for breach of contract and for breach of a common law duty of care. There is also a claim based on a breach of fiduciary duty which it is suggested was owed by the defendants. 2. The claimants, Leslie

    ...In the mid-1970's Holding Co purchased land on a trading estate in Rotherham and built a factory. By the ...It also included an adjacent two acre site on which Mr Wade intended to erect much larger manufacturing facilities. The purchase price was funded from the sale of existing properties, working capital ...

  • Banner Homes Group Plc v Luff Developments Ltd & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, January 28, 2000, [2000] EWCA Civ 18

    1. This is an appeal from an order made on 1 July 1998 by Mr Justice Blackburne in proceedings brought by the appellant, Banner Homes Group Plc (``Banner''), in relation to a development site at White Waltham, Berkshire. The site was acquired, in November 1995, by the second respondent, Stowhelm Limited (``Stowhelm''). Stowhelm was then a wholly ow...

    ... times prior to November 1995 the site, comprising some 6.8 acres was vested in M L Aviation Limited subject to an uncompleted ... MLH with a revised offer to purchase the whole site at a price of £3.4 million, subject to satisfactory detailed planning ... But in the area of a joint enterprise for the acquisition of land (which may be, but is not necessarily, the matrimonial home) the ...

  • Triodos Bank NV v Ashley Charles Dobbs & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, February 08, 2005, [2005] EWHC 108 (Ch)

    1. I have before me two applications. The first is an application for the determination of the liability in damages of the first claimant Mr Ashley Dobbs (``Mr Dobbs'') under a cross-undertaking given by him on the 30th July 2002 (``the Cross Undertaking''). On that day on an interlocutory application Mr Dobbs gave the Cross Undertaking to pay da...

    ... He held that: (1) in November 2002 Acorn USA owned some 140 acres of land which was charged to secure debts of about $425,000 and ... offer the Shares to the existing shareholders at the same price. The Bank made such offer by letters dated 18th March 2002. ...

  • Massai Aviation Services & Anor v. The Attorney General & Anor, Court of Appeal - Privy Council, February 26, 2007, [2007] UKPC 12

    The first issue before the Board is whether an assignment of the cause of action in this case from the first plaintiff to the second was void for champerty. Ordinarily this would make little difference to the outcome. If the assignment was void the assignor could simply continue the action, which had already been begun before the assignment took pl...

    ...CAASL identified an 11 acre site. On 18 December 1995, the Government wrote offering CAASL a ... have been unwilling to buy it with the business or to pay a price for the business which included what the shareholders believed ... interference with the ordinary and lawful enjoyment of the land . . . ``. It cannot seriously be doubted that the Government was ...

  • Gideon Gono: 'Zimbabwe will not die'.

    ... Irish economy ignoring the early days of their struggle for land and economic emancipation from Britain. . Baffour: But yours has ... of hyperinflation caused by the inordinate escalation of prices of goods and services. Would you say it was part of the regime ... issue and what he said at the national shrine, the Heroes Acre, recently is consistent with what he said in his State of the ...

  • Bryant & Anor v Macklin & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, June 23, 2005, [2005] EWCA Civ 762

    This is an appeal from an order made by Recorder Jane Plumptre sitting as a deputy circuit judge at Maidstone County Court in proceedings brought by Mr Douglas Bryant and his wife, Mrs Brenda Bryant, against their neighbours, Mr Frank Macklin and Mrs Mandy Macklin. The order as drawn and entered is dated 22 March 2004, but it is common ground that

    ...Mr and Mrs Bryant are the owners of a dwelling house and land known as The Poplars, Perry Hill, Cliffe, near Rochester. On the ...I do feel this would adversely affect the sale price of the property and this is reflected in my valuations . . . 6.5 ... plots of land (comprising together about one fifth of an acre) in a rural setting which the claimant had purchased for £300 in ...

  • Marubeni Hong Kong and South China Ltd. v Mongolian Government, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 12, 2004, [2004] EWHC 472 (Comm)

    1. The claim is brought by a Hong Kong company ("MHK'') that carries on business as an import/export and general trading company. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation ("Marubeni") a Japanese company with its principal place of business in Japan. The defendant is the Mongolian Government acting through its Ministry of Finance (``

    ...The purchase price was US$18,811,670. The first instalment of the price was to be ... receivables and provide a mortgage over real property and land use rights. 188. Article 4 provided that the Loan Agreement, ... as originally demised to the tenant; surrender of a seven acre field to the creditor and reduction in rent. It was held that it ...

  • Yeoman's Row Management Ltd. & Anor v Cobbe, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, July 31, 2006, [2006] 1 WLR 2964,[2006] EWCA Civ 1139

    1. This case is more difficult and more interesting than most cases in the field of proprietary estoppel. The main challenge for the court is fashioning relief in a form that fairly reflects the particular facts of the case; is just, reasonable and realistic; and is consistent with general legal principles. 2. On this topic the courts have buil...

    ... . 15. The price orally agreed with YRML (acting through Mrs LM) in August / ...On 22 July 2004 notice of a pending land action was registered by Mr Cobbe against YRML's title. (No such ... was the difference in value between the reversion in the 15 acre site subject to and with the benefit of the lease to Trust House ...

  • Wrexham Association Football Club Ltd. v Crucialmove Ltd., Court of Appeal - Civil Division, March 14, 2006, [2006] EWCA Civ 237

    1. This is an appeal by the Defendant, Crucialmove Ltd (``CL''), from the order made on 4th November 2005 by His Honour Judge Norris QC, sitting as a judge of the Chancery Division in the Birmingham District Registry. By that order the Judge, on an application for summary judgment by the Claimant, Wrexham Association Football Club (``the Club''),

    ...'s insistence and it must have been obvious that a 7.6 acre site on the edge of Wrexham town centre might have development ... the Club, although Mr Hamilton was to provide the purchase price. Mr Hamilton or a company of his was to be the beneficial owner. ... when seeking to achieve Title assembly of different land titles and he should adopt the standard property developer ...

  • How Africa came to grow tea.

    ..., spent 13 years in Africa, five of them as a manager of 500 acres of tea in colonial Malawi where he presided over 1,000 workers. ...Nevertheless, because of its exorbitant price, tea remained the preserve of the wealthy. Use soon spread to ...The Portuguese had first landed on the islands of Bombay in 1509. One of them later reported: ...

  • Deakin & Anor v Corbett & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 18, 2002, [2003] 2 All ER (Comm) 384,[2002] EWCA Civ 1849,[2003] 4 All ER 180

    1. The appellants, to whom I shall refer as `the Deakins', appeal with the permission of HHJ Weeks QC sitting as a judge of the Chancery Division against his judgment delivered on 17 October 2001, setting aside the sale by the third Respondent (`the Halifax') as mortgagee in possession of Yew Tree Farm, Sand, Wedmore, Somerset to them. The claimant...

    ...It then consisted of a site of about 1.5 acres fronting a quiet country lane, with (1) a 250-year-old farmhouse ...Their agents, Borough Mall, had by then reduced the asking price to £195,000. The Halifax did not take steps to execute the order ... have the benefit of any easement permitting access over the land which appeared to form part of the Halifax's security and whose ...

  • Wickford Development Company Ltd. v Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions & Anor, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, July 31, 2002, [2002] EWHC 1946 (Admin)

    1. Introduction and Background. This is an application under section 288 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 ("the 1990 Act"), whereby the Claimant (hereafter referred to as "Wickford") seeks an Order quashing the decision of the first Defendant, the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions ("the Secretary of State")

    ... development of the northern part of the site ("the northern land") was contrary to certain existing Structure Plan and Local Plan ... local housing availability, especially in the higher price brackets of £500,000 to £750,000. I have consulted colleagues ... together with a further area of approximately 1 acre. The central section of approximately 4 acres remains as a ...

  • Seychelles: the secret of vanilla; Vanilla is a mysterious and beautiful orchid vine which for centuries enchanted the world with the aroma and flavour of its fruits. Tony Mathiot has followed the trail of its fragrance back to its primeval origins and discovers how once upon a time vanilla brought fortune and prosperity to the Seychelles.

    ... for them to produce pods, which were selling for lucrative prices on the spice market. Albius desperately wanted to make his master ... kindness to lend their serene colours to the natural landscape. Or perhaps, discourteously refusing the invasive touch of human ...Every estate owner allocated a few acres of land to the cultivation of vanilla in anticipation of ...

  • Clarke v Highways Agency, Court of Appeal - Lands Tribunal, January 10, 2000, [2000] EWLands LCA_92_1999

    COMPENSATION - claim under Part 1 of Land Compensation Act 1973 - residential dwelling- injurious affection- effects of noise, vibration, smell, fumes and the discharge on to the land of liquid substances, following construction of a new road bridge adjacent to the property. Compensation awarded £600. IN THE MATTER of a NOTICE OF REFERENCE ...

    ...(68 sq.ft.). . 4. The plot has a site area of 2,640 sq.m. (0.65 acres), and contains a concrete block and asbestos roofed store of 13.54 sq.m. (146 sq.ft.), an open ...11. Mr. Clarke accepted that he paid a ``full'' price for the property in 1989, but it was because there were no others at the time that offered the ...

  • Aspiration problems for the Indian rural poor: research on self-help groups and micro-finance.

    ... castes' (SC), to long-term farming servitude on another's land; but the traditional labour relations of the very poorest have ... from the SHGs or mandal level representatives negotiate prices with buyers at market (ranging from actual markets to the next ... of land holdings, causing individual household acreages to fall from an average of 3.2 to 1.65. (16) At the same time, ...