White and others v Vandervell Trustees Ltd. (No. 2), Re Vandervell’s Trusts (No 2): CA 3 Jul 1974

Lord Denning MR described the modern practice concerning pleadings: ‘It is sufficient for the pleader to state the material facts. He need not state the legal result. If, for convenience, he does so, he is not bound by, or limited to, what he has stated.’
Lord Denning MR, Stephenson LJ, Lawton LJ
[1974] EWCA Civ 7, [1974] Ch 269, [1974] 1 All ER 47, [1974] 3 WLR 256
England and Wales
Appeal fromRe Vandervell’s Trusts (No 2) ChD 17-Jul-1973
The court considered the requirement that a proposed beneficiary must establish some positive act on the part of the person creating the trust for that person to be bound by the trust asserted. Megarry J said: ‘(1) If a transaction fails to make any . .

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Updated: 14 September 2021; Ref: scu.262732