Barclays Bank Ltd v Bird: 1954

An equitable chargee has an immediate right to possession, subject only to his first obtaining an order for possession from the court: ‘An equitable mortgagee . . has no right to possession until the court gives it to him.’


Harman J


[1954] 1 Ch 274


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedParagon Finance plc v Nash etc CA 15-Oct-2001
The court was asked to consider whether there was any implied term limiting the power of a mortgagee to set interest rates under a variable rate mortgage.
Held: A loan arrangement which allowed a lender to vary the implied rate of interest, . .
CitedParagon Finance Plc v Pender and Another CA 27-Jun-2005
The defendants had purchased their property from the local authority with the support of a loan from the claimants. The defendants fell into arrears but now sought to resist possession on the basis that the claimant, in securitising their portfolio . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.

Land, Equity

Updated: 30 April 2022; Ref: scu.229646