Conveyancing: A major change in the court’s approach

Christopher Cant considers a decision providing guidance on the construction of documents registered at HM Land Registry The majority considered that the insertion of a whole clause mistakenly omitted required a rectification order and could not be dealt with as a matter of construction.The recent Court of Appeal decision in Cherry Tree Investments Ltd v …
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Land Charges: Selling repossessed land

Paul Pinder examines a Court of Appeal decision on the interpretation of documents held by the Land Registry ‘The publicly available documents held by the Land Registry therefore omitted to state what was owed and did not refer to the extended power of sale.’ In the recent case of Cherry Tree Investments Ltd v Landmain …
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