Trusts and co-ownership

9th January 2017

Jody Atkinson

Jody Atkinson, member of our wills & trusts team, 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 is a member of both our commercial & chancery and family practice groups, and has a particular expertise in cross over areas such as cohabitant disputes.

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If you would like to instruct Jody on a related matter please email his clerks: [email protected] or 0117 923 4740.