‘Casenote: Ezair v Conn [2020] EWCA (Civ) 687′

“In Ezair v Conn [2020] EWCA (Civ) 687, the Court of Appeal has struck a blow in favour of established doctrine, in a case involving uncompleted contracts for the sale and sub-sale of land. By way of background, a purchaser under an uncompleted contract for the sale of land which either is, or has become, unconditional enjoys certain equitable property rights over the land in addition to his legal rights under the contract. These equitable rights arise if (as is usually the case) the contract is specifically enforceable, and are an illustration of the maxim that equity regards as done that which ought to be done …” (more)

[Anthony Tanney, Falcon Chambers, 4 June]

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