London Cheshire Co v Laplagrene: 1971

A houseowner sold his freehold but remained in occupation as a tenant whilst the balance of the purchase price remained unpaid.
Held: His occupation as tenant protected his unpaid vendor’s lien although it arose from a different transaction. The expression ‘registered land’ is not used in the Act ‘in an exclusively territorial sense’.


Brightman J


[1971] Ch 499


Registered Land Act 1925 70(1)(g)

Cited by:

CitedFerrishurst Ltd v Wallcite Ltd CA 30-Nov-1998
A person in actual occupation of registered land at time of transfer can enforce his rights against the transferee. A sub-underlessee in occupation of part could enforce an option to purchase against the freeholder acquiring intermediate registered . .
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Updated: 29 April 2022; Ref: scu.187685