Barrister: Jody Atkinson
Area of Law: Wills, Trusts and Tax
Summary: Jody has recently written an article in the December edition of the Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Journal on the case of Ely v Robson . In 2016, Jody appeared for the successful party before the Court of Appeal in the case of Ely v Robson  EWCA Civ 774. Jody upheld an oral agreement, reached on a park bench, as to how an unmarried couple owned their family home. This is an important decision in the field of proprietary estoppel and constructive trusts.
Download article: Trusts and co-ownership: no backing out now