News for Max Thorowgood

September 10, 2018 Is HHJ Dight’s decision in Murdoch v Amesbury, that the FtT has no jurisdiction to resolve boundary disputes on an application to determine a boundary, good law ? No, says Morgan J in Lowe v William Davis Limited [2018] UKUT 0206 (TCC).

I have been keeping a close eye on this one, for reasons which will be obvious if you read the judgment! The jurisdiction of the Land Registration Division of the FtT is limited by the scope of ‘the matter’ referred to it by HM Land Registry. HHJ Dight’s decision in Murdoch v Amesbury [2016] UKUT […]

June 12, 2018 Sami v Hamit [2018] EWHC 1400 (Ch) – Max Thorowgood successfully resisted this appeal to Morgan J against the County Court Judge’s refusal to grant the Defendant’s application for ‘reverse’ summary judgment on the claim.

Between 1992 and 2005 the Claimant worked for the Defendant (his brother in law) renovating properties. He was not paid but he was assured that he would either be paid or receive a property of equivalent value to his work when the Defendant could afford to do so. The arrangement came to an end when […]