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Promises, promises: mutual wills and estoppel

Promises, promises: mutual wills and estoppel

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 (2023) Promises, promises: mutual wills and estoppel. New Law Journal, 173 (8042). pp. 13-14. ISSN 0306-6479 (Print), 2046-2239 (Online)

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The article considers mutual wills made by oral agreement, the operation of section 2 of the the Law of Property (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1989, and the doctrine of proprietary estoppel. It argues that there is no reason why proprietary estoppel should not be applied, in appropriate cases, to resolve the problems associated with oral agreements intended to give rise to mutual wills which do not comply with section 2(1) of the 1989 Act.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: constructive trusts; equitable obligations; mutual wills; oral contracts; requirement of writing; proprietary estoppel
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 Oct 2023 01:38

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