Hudson v Hathway [2022] – Key Issues and Lessons to be Learned for Transactional Property Lawyers

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Join Ian Quayle, CEO of IQ Legal Training Limited and Barrister James Ballance of Maitland Chambers on this 60-minute webinar on Hudson v Hathway [2022] EWCA Civ 1648 on s.53 of the Law of Property Act 1925.

This webinar will explore a number of important issues arising from this recent Court of Appeal decision.

It is suitable for conveyancers of all levels and experience and will cover –

  • A reminder of the basics and the need to comply with statutory formalities when dealing with property rights in land.
  • Whether e mails are capable of amounting to a written and/or signed disposition for the purposes of Section 53 of the Law of Property Act 1925 in the context of residential and commercial property transactions.
  • An examination of recent case law to determine whether or when a printed name on an email could be a signature intended to authenticate a document.
  • A review of the law of ‘common intention’ constructive trusts, the issue of detrimental reliance, and whether detrimental reliance is required for the creation or variation of shares under such a trust.