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Oral agreements: estoppel, constructive trusts and restitution

Oral agreements: estoppel, constructive trusts and restitution

Pawlowski, Mark (2008) Oral agreements: estoppel, constructive trusts and restitution. Landlord and Tenant Review, 12 (5). pp. 163-168. ISSN 1365-8018

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Abstract

Analyses the House of Lords judgment in Cobbe v Yeoman's Row Management Ltd in relation to claims by the prospective purchaser under an oral agreement for sale of a block of flats based on proprietary estoppel, a constructive trust and common law restitution brought against the owner of the property who sought to resile from the agreement after the purchaser had, at considerable expense, obtained planning permission to redevelop the property in reliance on assurances given by the owner that if permission was granted the sale would be honoured.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: constructive trusts, contracts for sale of land, oral contracts, proprietary estoppel, restitution,
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
K Law > K Law (General)
Pre-2014 Departments: School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Law & Criminology Research Group
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
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Last Modified: 14 Oct 2016 09:04
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Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/1416

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