- Examining the principles of equitable accounting (Davis v Jackson)
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- What was the background to the case?
- What were the legal issues the judge had to decide?
- What did the judge decide, and why?
- What are the practical lessons that those advising can take away from the case?
- To what extent is the judgment helpful in clarifying the law in this area?
Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: Daisy Brown, barrister at Guildhall Chambers, outlines Davis v Jackson, which involved bankruptcy and the joint-ownership of a property by a husband and wife, and explains that the decision offers lawyers guidance on how courts balance the interests of creditors, home ownership, and the insolvent.
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