Tag: UK Law

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Reid v Bickerstaff 1909
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant's predecessor purchased a plot of land as part of a larger property and vested this into trustees......

Kinch v Bullard
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A married couple, Mr and Mrs Johnson were the beneficial joint tenants of their matrimonial home....

R v Gnango
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant was a London teenager engaged in gang warfare. He had been in conflict with another person known as TC and in......

Melbury Road Properties 1995 Ltd v Kreidi
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant sought to extend his lease pursuant to a statutory framework. He served the notice of claim required, and was later informed......

Layton v Martin [1986]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The defendant represented to the claimant (his mistress) that she would have 'financial security' after his death....

Bernard v Josephs [1982]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Trust of the family home; cohabitees ascertainment of their beneficial interests....

Re Heys (deceased) [1914]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A husband wrote a will bequeathing his property to his wife. The couple divorced and the husband remarried...

Greenfield v Greenfield
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Two brothers purchased a house together, and made an express statement that they would be holding the land as joint......

Yaxley v Gotts [2000]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimant, Yaxley, made an oral agreement with the defendant that Yaxley would refurbish and convert......

Wong v Beaumont Property Trust Ltd
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Wong, the tenant of the property had covenanted the property into a restaurant. Three cellars were let to control......

Bagum v Hafiz and another
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Court's discretionary powers in relation to co-ownership in trusts of land....

Corin v Patton
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Severance of joint tenancies and transfer of equitable interest in property....

Hunt v Luck [1902]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: H owned a number of properties which were let out, the rents for which were collected by an agent. These properties were subsequently conveyed......

Benn v Hardinge (1992)
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The plaintiff had owned a farm and the adjoining land for 20 years. The defendants were the owners of a property located...

Muskett v Hill and Tozer
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A miner was granted a license to search and mine for metal on the defendant's land, and to keep and use any metal which he found for his own purposes....

Herne Bay Steam Boat Co v Hutton
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A Royal naval review was planned to take place in Spithead on 28 June 1902. The plaintiff and the defendant agreed......

Tinsley v Milligan [1994]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Resulting trusts and illegality; whether equitable interest may be claimed despite conduct....

Sekhon v Alissa [1989]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Presumed resulting trust of land; contribution to purchase price; equitable interests; gifts....

Dalton v Angus & Co
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: The claimants and defendants' adjoined houses were built independently, but each had lateral support from the soil......

Abbott v Abbott [2007]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: Beneficial ownership of matrimonial home; mortgage instalments; gift from husband's mother....

Caunce v Caunce [1969]
17th Jun 2019
Introduction: A husband and wife both made contributions to the purchase price for a property intended to act as the matrimonial home....