- Court of Appeal rules that property is not held on trust (North v Wilkinson)
- What are the practical implications of this case?
- What was the background?
- What did the court decide?
Private Client analysis: The Court of Appeal has ruled on the facts that there were considerable difficulties in the way a sole trader attempted to create a trust of a share of his business. Mark Fitch, partner at Hatch Brenner solicitors, who acted for the successful appellant, comments on what lessons can be learned from this case and considers the wider implications for these types of cases.
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