Equity and Trust in UK Law

  • R v Galbraith
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 19 May 1981
  • Gissing v Gissing
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Jul 1970
    ....... . 5 I agree that this depends on the law of trust rather than on the law of contract, so the question is under what ...I think that the high sounding brocard "Equality is equity" has been misused. There will of course be cases where a half share is a ......
  • Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington London Borough Council [QBD (Comm)]
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Jun 1996
    ...... by the Council to the use of the Bank, or as money which in equity the Bank was entitled to trace into the hands of the Council and have ...Brougham [1914] A.C. 398 , it has come to be understood that a trust may be imposed in cases such as the present where the incapacity of one of ......
  • Pettitt v Pettitt
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Abr 1969
    ...... manner as if she were a feme sole without the intervention of any trustee." Also by section 1(2) it was provided that a married woman was to be ... Court in personal actions was £50 (but as to jurisdiction in Equity see section 67 of the County Courts Act, 1888) a question (regardless of ......
  • Stack v Dowden
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Abr 2007
    ......The trusts under which the land is held will determine the extent of each party's ... a beneficial interest under a trust of some sort (or, possibly, an equity of some sort under a form of proprietary estoppel—but I shall put that ......
  • Twinsectra Ltd v Yardley
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Mar 2002
    ...... issue is whether the monies received by Sims and Roper were held in trust. The judge found that they were not; the Court of Appeal held that they ... between the position in criminal law and the position in equity, do give support to Lord Millett's view. But considering those sentences ......
  • Ramsay (W T) Ltd v Commissioners of Inland Revenue
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Mar 1981
    ...... to be taxed upon clear words, not upon "intendment" or upon the "equity" of an Act. Any taxing Act of Parliament is to be construed in accordance ... of consideration in the Court of Session in Cleveleys Investment Trust Co. v. I.R.C. 47 T.C. 300 : Aberdeen Construction Group Ltd v. I.R.C. ......
  • Lloyds Bank Plc v Rosset and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 08 May 1990
    ......, to a beneficial interest in the property under a constructive trust which qualified as an overriding interest under section 70(1)( g ) of the ... in evidence was, by necessary implication, to an equal share in the equity. But to sustain this it was necessary to show that it was Mr. Rosset's ......
  • Phipps v Boardman
    • House of Lords
    • 03 Nov 1966
    ......as constructive trustees for him, an account of the profits made by them and transfer to him of the ...Boardman had stated that, on their valuer's valuation, the equity was worth approximately £250,000 and if the values put forward by Lester ......
  • Quistclose Investments Ltd v Rolls Razor Ltd ((in Liquidation))
    • House of Lords
    • 31 Oct 1968
    ......, in such circumstances as exist in this case, that notice of the trust received by the Bank after they had received the money could be effective. ... necessarily excluded the implication of any trust, enforceable in equity, in the Respondents' favour: a transaction may attract one action or the ......
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