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The extent of restrictions placed on trustees by a trust deed (South Downs Trustees Ltd v GH)

Published on: 05 June 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The extent of restrictions placed on trustees by a trust deed (South Downs Trustees Ltd v GH)
  • What are the practical implications of this case?
  • What was the background?
  • TA 1925, s 57(1)
  • Public Trustee v Cooper
  • What did the court decide?
  • TA 1925, s 57(1)
  • Public Trustee v Cooper

Article summary

Private Client analysis: Laura Phillips, senior associate at Kingsley Napley, examines the case of South Downs Trustees Ltd v GH and others, in which the court allowed a trustee to sell the trust’s entire shareholding in a company, even though the trust deed expressly restricted its power to sell if a loss of control would result. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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