Cases: Land Law

89 Holland Park (management) v Hicks [2013] EWHC 391 (Ch)

89 Holland Park (management) v Hicks [2013] EWHC 391 (Ch) is a Land Law case. Furthermore, it concerns a restrictive covenant running alongside land.  Facts: In 89 Holland Park (management) v Hicks [2013] EWHC 391 (Ch), the covenant required the adjoining owner (the purchaser) to obtain the consent of the seller to develop the adjoining…

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A.G. of Hong Kong v Humphrey’s Estate (Queen’s Gardens) Ltd. [1987] 1 AC 114

A.G. of Hong Kong v Humphrey’s Estate (Queen’s Gardens) Ltd. [1987] 1 AC 114 is a Land Law case concerning Proprietary Estoppel.  Facts: In A.G. of Hong Kong v Humphrey’s Estate (Queen’s Gardens) Ltd. [1987] 1 AC 114, the Privy Council examined an agreement which was ‘subject to contract’. This agreement had given up the…

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Abbey National Building Society v Cann [1991] 1 AC 56

Abbey National Building Society v Cann [1991] 1 AC 56 is a Land Law case concerning Land Registration. Facts: In Abbey National Building Society v Cann [1991] 1 AC 56, registered land was bought with an advance from the plaintiff. Furthermore, the transfer and charge were registered one month later, but in the meantime, the…

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Amalgamated Investment Property Co. Ltd. v Texas Commerce International Bank [1982] QB 84

Amalgamated Investment Property Co. Ltd. v Texas Commerce International Bank [1982] QB 84 is a Land Law case concerning Proprietary Estoppel.  Facts: In Amalgamated Investment Property Co. Ltd. v Texas Commerce International Bank [1982] QB 84, the case sought to define reliance as ‘influence’. Thus, the courts will see if a person’s actions have been…

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Amsprop Trading Ltd v Harris Distribution [1997] 1 WLR 1025

Amsprop Trading Ltd v Harris Distribution [1997] 1 WLR 1025 is a Land Law case. Furthermore, it concerns a dispute arising from a  third party wishing to benefit from a covenant.  Facts: In Amsprop Trading Ltd v Harris Distribution [1997] 1 WLR 1025, Harris was the subtenant of a property who had covenanted with the…

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