Law of Property (Misc. Provisions) Act 1989: Proprietary estoppel wins again

Sukhninder Panesar considers the case law relating to proprietary estoppel when seeking to acquire an interest in land without complying with the formalities of the 1989 Act

Cases Referenced

  • Attorney General of Hong Kong v Humphrey’s Estate (Queen’s Gardens) Ltd [1987] AC 114
  • Davies v Davies [2016] EWCA 463
  • Gillet v Holt [2000] EWCA Civ 66
  • Jennings v Rice [2003] EWCA Civ 159
  • Taylor Fashions Ltd v Liverpool Victoria Trustees Co Ltd [1982] QB 133
  • Thorner v Major [2009] UKHL 18
  • Wills & ors v Sowray [2020] EWHC 939 (Ch)
  • Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd & ors v Cobbe [2005] EWHC 266 (Ch),
  • Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd & ors v Cobbe [2006] EWCA Civ 1139
  • Yeoman’s Row Management Ltd & ors v Cobbe [2008] UKHL 55