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Legal formality and fraud

Legal formality and fraud

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 and Brown, James (2023) Legal formality and fraud. Private Client Business (2). pp. 60-65. ISSN 0967-229X

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The article seeks examines the current scope of the equitable principle that “equity will not allow a statute to be used as an instrument of fraud”. In particular, it examines the meaning of fraud in the context of oral trusts of land and the question whether the rule in Rochefoucauld v Boustead [1897] 1 Ch. 196 can be applied legitimately in the enforcement of informal rights under a trust for the benefit of third parties.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: constructive trusts; express trusts; formalities; fraud; oral evidence; third parties; title to land; transferor; constitution of trust
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KD England and Wales
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Law & Criminology (LAC)
Last Modified: 14 Mar 2023 09:32

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