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The Cutting Edge of the Law Lecture Series

Lecture 1:
Fundamental Realities of the Sale of Real Property in Hong Kong

This lecture deals with the fundamental realities of the sale of real property in Hong Kong: In particular, issues arising from multiple ownership; what constitutes “good title” to property; what amounts to a “blot” on title; illegal structures and the Building Authority’s power to order demolition under s. 24 of the Building Ordinance. The lecture will analyse three leading cases: Jumbo King -v- Faithful Properties 1999 CFA, Jumbo Gold Investments -v- Yuen Cheong Leung, 2000 CFA and Mexxon Holdings -v- Silver Bay International 2000 CFA.  FULL DETAILS