Ralph v Ralph WTLR(w) 2021-04

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A house was purchased in the joint names of the defendant and his son, the claimant. At least part of the reason for the claimant’s inclusion was that it allowed the defendant to benefit from a mortgage needed to finance the purchase. The TR1 bore an ‘X’ in Box 11 which appeared next to the words ‘the transferees are to hold the property on trust for themselves as tenants in common in equal shares’. The claimant sought a declaration that the property was held as described by Box 11 and an order for sale. The defendant maintained in a number of witness statements that the ticking of Box 1...

Mackay v Wesley WTLR(w) 2021-03

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Coles v Reynolds & anr WTLR(w) 2021-02

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Anaghara v Anaghara & ors WTLR(w) 2021-01

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The long-term partner and customary wife of the deceased claimed that a proprietary estoppel arose in her favour as to the matrimonial home. At first instance, the County Court awarded her a life interest in the property in satisfaction of her equity. On appeal, the High Court upheld the award of the life interest finding that she had detrimentally relied on assurances given by her customary husband, by not purchasing a house of her own. She was not required to demonstrate in great detail how she would have acquired such a house – by virtue of the representations of the deceased she had ...

Bashir v Bashir [2019] EWHC 1810 (Ch)

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Parsonage v Parsonage [2019] EWHC 2362 (Ch)

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Estera [2019] EWHC 2039 (Ch)

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The Petitioners brought an unfair prejudice petition against the First Respondent in respect of their management of the Fourth Respondent (the Company). Following a liability trial, the First Respondents and the Company were ordered to purchase the Petitioners’ shares in the Company at a price to be determined. A quantum trial followed in which the purchase price was determined and an initial sum to be paid on account of the full price within 28 days, with the balance to be paid within 6 months. The wording of the order was left to the parties.

A purchase from the First Petitioner...

Smith & Anor v Crawshay [2019] EWHC 2507 (Ch)

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RUSNANO CAPITAL AG (in liquidation) v MOLARD INTERNATIONAL (PTC) LIMITED [2019]GRC011

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Clarke v Allen [2019] EWHC 1193 and 1194 (Ch)

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