Solicitor’s Negligence—Strike out

CLEARY v EWART ([2015] NZHC 3259, 16 December 2015

The Plaintiff (C) had entered into an agreement called an Option Deed with a Fijian company, (V).   The deed gave V the option to enter into a sale and purchase agreement with C for the sale of land in Fiji if the relevant Land Trust Board approval was given.   C had no right under the Option Deed to compel the option to be exercised in its favour. 

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