1. The Court of Appeal (Beach, Kyrou and Kaye JJA), considered whether the Trial Judge erred in dismissing an application to remove a caveat under section 90(3) of the TL Act (see Chan and anor v Liu and anor  VSCA 28).
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1. In CAG Company P/L v Cheruku and anor  VCC 13, the County Court (Marks J) considered the interpretation of a handwritten clause in a contract of sale of real estate allowing the purchaser to take possession of the property being sold 5 and 1/2 months before settlement.
1. In March 2020, the Court of Appeal (Maxwell P, Tate and Forrest JJA), looked at whether the summary procedure for possession of land under order 53 was appropriate in the case of a dispute between a brother and sister (see Chan and Lin
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1. In Alliance Developments v Arbab  VSC 832, the Supreme Court of Victoria (Garde J) considered the circumstances in which it may be appropriate to order indemnity costs against a solicitor in respect of an application to remove a caveat lodged on behalf of a client.
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1. In Lanciana v Alderuccio  VSCA 152, the Court of Appeal in a joint judgment (Tate, Hargrave and Emerton JJA) considered the circumstances in which it may be appropriate to order that a solicitor pay compensation under section 118 of the Transfer of Land Act 1958 in respect of a caveat lodged on behalf
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For those of you who may be thinking of filing and serving an application pursuant to section 84 of the Property Law Act 1958, I am happy to report that the Supreme Court is continuing to hear matters via Zoom … Continue reading →
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