Trust in UK Law

  • 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 circumstances does the husband become a trustee for his wife in the absence of any ......
  • Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington London Borough Council [QBD (Comm)]
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Jun 1996
    ......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 the parties has the effect that the transaction is void. The third is that ......
  • Stack v Dowden
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Abr 2007
    ......Traditionally, English law has always distinguished between legal ownership in land and its beneficial ownership. The trusts under which the land is held will determine the extent of each party's beneficial ownership. Where the parties have dealt with each other at arms ......
  • Twinsectra Ltd v Yardley
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Mar 2002
    ....... . 2 The first main 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 were. For the reasons given by Lord Hoffmann I agree firmly with the Court of ......
  • Ramsay (W T) Ltd v Commissioners of Inland Revenue
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Mar 1981
    ...... a security, and the criteria of the difference, have already been the subject 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. 1977 S.C. 302 , and in this House in the latter case [1978] A.C. 885 . ......
  • Lloyds Bank Plc v Rosset and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 08 May 1990
    ...... entitled, since the date when her husband contracted to purchase the property, to a beneficial interest in the property under a constructive trust which qualified as an overriding interest under section 70(1)( g ) of the Land Registration Act 1925 because she was in actual occupation of the ......
  • Phipps v Boardman
    • House of Lords
    • 03 Nov 1966
    ......In that action he claimed a declaration that they held shares in a private company called Lester & Harris, Ltd. as constructive trustees for him, an account of the profits made by them and transfer to him of the shares held by them as constructive trustees for him and 5/18ths of the ......
  • Quistclose Investments Ltd v Rolls Razor Ltd ((in Liquidation))
    • House of Lords
    • 31 Oct 1968
    ...... I am by no means satisfied that this House would be precluded from holding, 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. . 2I would dismiss this appeal. Lord Morris of Borth-y-Gest ......
  • Tinsley v Milligan
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Jun 1993
    ......'s claim for possession of 141 Thomas Street, Abertridwr, Mid-Glamorgan, be dismissed, and that the appellant holds 141 Thomas Street on trust for the respondent, Kathleen Milligan, and herself in equal shares. . . 3 The appeal, which is brought by leave of the Court of Appeal, ......
  • Bristol and West Building Society v Mothew
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 Jul 1996
    ...... and remoteness of damage might not enable them to recover the whole amount of their loss they have turned to equity and alleged breach of trust or fiduciary duty. We have thus been concerned to decide just what is involved in these concepts. . . 4 THE FACTS. . . ......
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