Clifton Ingram

Shared property

If two or more unmarried people own property and fail to set out carefully in a trust deed what their respective interests are to be, trouble is not far away.

The Supreme Court, recently in the case of Jones v Kernott – and in its previous life the House of Lords – have been asked on a number of occasions to judge on the respective shares of property owners.

The issues are based on trust law, which is complex, and a thorough analysis of what happened, and what were the parties’ intentions, is needed before a partitioning can take place.

We act for parties in Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA) claims, and help them realise their investment on the best terms possible.

Main Contacts

Jonathan Davis
Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution
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Managing Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution Jonathan has over 40 years’ experience advising on a wide range of commercial,... read more »

Contact Jonathan Davis:
jonathandavis@cliftoningram.co.uk
Carlton Rae
Partner, Dispute Resolution
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  Partner, Dispute Resolution Although he has wide litigation experience, Carl has particular expertise in the field of property law... read more »

Contact Carlton Rae:
carlrae@cliftoningram.co.uk

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