Rittson-Thomas v Oxfordshire County Council 2018 EWHC 455 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: Winter 2019

1. MICHAEL RITTSON-THOMAS

2. HUGO RITTSON-THOMAS

3. RUPERT RITTSON-THOMAS

4. KIM HUGHES

V

OXFORDSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL

Analysis

In 1914 and 1928 Mr Robert Fleming conveyed land to the Defendant for use as part of a school pursuant to the School Sites Act 1841 ‘to be applied as a part of the playground of the said School and for no other purpose whatever ‘. The interest in any land subject to reverter vested in the claimant beneficiaries.

Counsel details

Matthew Smith, Maitland Chambers (7 Stone Buildings, Lincoln ‘s Inn, London WC2A 3SZ, tel: +44 (0)20 7406 1200, email: clerks@maitlandchambers.com) instructed by Lee Bolton Monier-Williams (1 The Sanctuary, Westminster, London, SW1P 3JT, Tel: +44 (0)207 222 5381) for the claimant


Nigel Thomas, Maitland Chambers (7 Stone Buildings, Lincoln ‘s Inn, London WC2A 3SZ, tel: +44 (0)20 7406 1200, email: clerks@maitlandchambers.com) instructed by Oxfordshire County Council (County Hall, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1ND) for the Defendant

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