Charities: Beware the reverter

Michael Fletcher, David Whittington and Clifford Woodroffe outline the implications of the reverter for charity trustees ‘Reverter occurs when the property ceases to be used for such of the purposes of the relevant Act of Parliament as are specified in the trust deed. Once it has occurred, it is irreversible.’ A potential trap for the …
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Cases Referenced

  • Fraser v Canterbury Diocesan Board of Finance (no. 2) [2005] WTLR 1499
  • Rittson-Thomas & ors v Oxfordshire County Council [2019] EWCA Civ 200