11th August 2016

The illegality defence, trusts of land and the family lawyer

Christian Jowett

The consequences of a conspiracy to commit an offence of insider dealing concerning RBS shares might not be of obvious interest to a family property lawyer. But in Patel v Mirza [2016] UKSC 42 the Supreme Court held that the House of Lords’ decision in the well-known domestic property case of Tinsley v Milligan [1994] 1 AC 340 should no longer be followed.

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