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An English court has jurisdiction to wind up a company, incorporated abroad, as an ‘unregistered company’ pursuant to section 221 of the Insolvency Act 1986: Re Real Estate Development Co, Re Buccament Bay Ltd; Re Harlequin Property (SVG) Ltd. The same English court has jurisdiction to restore a company to the register of companies pursuant to section 1029 of the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) where it has been dissolved, deemed dissolved,
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Broadly, the doctrine of overreaching enables purchasers (which includes tenants and mortgagees) in good faith for money or money’s worth to rely solely on the legal title. In the case of registered land, this means the entries entered on the register of title, as it records ownership of the legal
The offence of causing grievous bodily harm with intentWounding or causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent is triable only in the Crown Court on indictment. Elements of the offence Under the Offences against the Person Act 1861 (OATPA 1861), the prosecution must prove the defendant unlawfully
This Practice Note provides guidance on claims for ‘use and occupation’ or mesne profits, and how and when double rent or double value can be claimed.Claims for use and occupationA claim for use and occupation is possible where there is occupation of land without an express agreement fixing the
Millett LJ subdivided types of constructive trust into two categories, distinguishing between:•the constructive trust proper, where equity intervenes to prevent the legal owner from unconscionably denying the beneficial interest of another (known as the institutional constructive trust)•the
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