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Gauging intentions in joint beneficial ownership (Marr v Collie (Bahamas))

Published on: 05 June 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
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Family analysis: In assessing the division of a beneficial interest between an estranged couple where property is in joint names, the intentions of the parties is paramount. Graeme Fraser, a partner at Hunters, reports on the findings of the Privy Council in Marr v Collie (Bahamas). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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