Land law

Ground rent tenants' right to acquire freehold titles clarified

A new law clarifying the rights of certain ground rent tenants to acquire the freehold title of their properties has come into effect.

Published 17 January 2020

Supreme Court: Vulture fund cannot rely on deposit of land certificates for lien over registered lands

A man who deposited land certificates with Ulster Bank as security for his indebtedness has won an appeal against the finding that a vulture fund, which bought the loan asset and related security, had the benefit of a lien by deposit over his lands.

Published 5 June 2019