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Examining the principles of equitable accounting (Davis v Jackson)

Published on: 03 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • 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?

Article summary

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. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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