Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 68 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWCA Civ 2069
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Sir Brian Leveson P, Underhill LJ and Sir Colin Rimer

Representation Robert Ham QC and Mark Warwick QC (instructed by Addleshaw Goddard LLP) for P.
  Andrew Twigger QC and Oliver Hilton (instructed by Stephenson Harwood LLP) for the claimants.
Judgment Dates: 12 December 2017


Trust and trustee - Creation of trust - Express trust

The Case

Trust and trustee Creation of trust. In a dispute between family members in respect of a house, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division upheld the decision of the Chancery Division that on the evidence, L had declared a trust of the house on the terms of a deed of trust. Further her declaration had been 'manifested and proved' by some writing signed by her sufficient to satisfy the writing requirements of of the Law of Property Act 1925.

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