Property Law

Jennifer Haworth

In May 2017, MJM obtained an order for possession and sale on behalf of HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited (the “Bank”) in respect of a mortgaged property owned by two guarantors following the default by the borrower. Approximately, one year later, after the Bank had actual possession of the property, the...

Denis de Frias
In a post from 2017, we discussed how it was expected that Land Title Registration would go live in 2018. Since then, several important steps have been taken toward bringing the land title registration regime to Bermuda. The Land Title Registration Amendment Act 2018 has been passed both by Parliament and the Senate and is expected to be given Royal Assent very soon. This will then enable the Land Title Registry Office to begin accepting applications for voluntary registration. In this post, we have taken the opportunity to interview Land Title Registry Officer, Tim Stewart, to ask him all about voluntary registration, what the application procedure is, how long it is expected to take and cost, etc. See below our questions and Tim’s answers.