Midland Bank Plc v Dobson: CA 12 Jul 1985

The trial judge had been entitled to find a common intention constructive trust from evidence which he accepted that the parties treated the house as ‘our house’ and had a ‘principle of sharing everything’. Although the judge should approach such direct evidence with caution, if he does accept such evidence the necessary common intention is proved.


[1986] 1 FLR 171


England and Wales

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CitedParris v Williams CA 23-Oct-2008
The parties had been business partners, but the business failed, and Mr Williams was made bankrupt. Mr Parris was offered a chance to purchase two apartments, and did so in his own name. Mr Williams asserted an interest, saying that it had been a . .
CitedLloyds Bank plc v Rosset CA 13-May-1988
Claim by a wife that she has a beneficial interest in a house registered in the sole name of her husband and that her interest has priority over the rights of a bank under a legal charge executed without her knowledge. The case raises a point of . .
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Land, Trusts

Updated: 28 January 2022; Ref: scu.277169