2013 in review

January 1, 2014

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,300 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 38 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

SCMP article on technology in university teaching

December 9, 2013

The SCMP has just published my articleTechnology has role to play in bringing education to all’

SCMP article: Undue Influence

October 28, 2013

The SCMP has just published my article Law guards against coercion when making contracts

Why land law matters

September 24, 2013

My article New students set straight on the law of the land has just appeared in the SCMP.

SCMP article on Deeds of Mutual Covenant

August 20, 2013

My article A Hongkonger’s home is his corporate entity has just appeared in the SCMP.

Contractual interpretation: what is a ‘house’?

July 8, 2013

The SCMP has just published my article on the Court of Final Appeal’s judgment in Fully Profit (Asia) Limited v Secretary for Justice. It is available here.

Requisitions on title

May 21, 2013

The SCMP published my article ‘Beware of pitfalls in buying property’

Implied periodic tenancies

May 7, 2013

Just posted a short piece on implied periodic tenancies on my Land Law blog (available here).

SCMP article on formalities and equity’s recognition of informally created rights

April 23, 2013

My article ‘Failure to observe formalities can lead to danger’ appeared in the SCMP on 23rd April 2013. Here is the link.

Service Occupiers: Who Is In Possession?

March 28, 2013

My note, ‘Service Occupiers: Who Is In Possession’ reviews the English cases looking at the situation in which an employee lives in property of the employer. The cases provide criteria for deciding whether the employer or the employee is in possession (is a tenant or a licensee). The note is available for download from SSRN by clicking here.