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Scribes West Ltd v Relsa Anstalt (No.3) EWCA Civ 1744, [2005] 1 WLR 1847

DATE: 20 Dec 2004

An assignee of a registered freehold reversion was held to be entitled to forfeit a lease during the registration gap (i.e. between the date of the execution of the transfer and registration). Being an equitable assignee of the right to rent, the assignee was a person entitled…to the income…of the land leased for the purposes of section 141(2) of the Law of Property Act 1925.

Tom Weekes appeared with John Cherryman QC.