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Insolvency applications (procedure)—Constructive trusts imposed on sellers of land (Ezair v Conn)

Insolvency applications (procedure)—Constructive trusts imposed on sellers of land (Ezair v Conn)
Published on: 10 June 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Insolvency applications (procedure)—Constructive trusts imposed on sellers of land (Ezair v Conn)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • Contract v trust
  • Admissions made in witness statements
  • Scope of IA 1986, s 234
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Case details

Article summary

Restructuring & Insolvency analysis: The substantive issue in the case was whether a sub-purchaser could compel a seller to transfer land directly to it, by resorting to trust principles, at a time when the completion dates in the contract and subcontract had not passed. The court considered whether trust principles could override the terms of the contracts, and also whether any trust relationship at all existed between seller and sub-purchaser. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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