Trusts and co-ownership

1st January 2017

Jody Atkinson 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 [2016]. In 2016, Jody appeared for the successful party before the Court of Appeal in the case of Ely v Robson [2016] 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.

Jody Atkinson

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