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Dear [insert organisation name]
Our Client: [ ]
Your Client: [ ]
Re: [insert property address]
We act on behalf of [ ].
This is our letter of claim in relation to our client’s claim to [an interest in] the property known as [insert property address] (the Property) by virtue of proprietary estoppel.
[Provide a summary of the relevant factual background.]
Our client’s proprietary estoppel claim
In summary, as explained above, [representor] repeatedly represented to our client that [insert details of what the claimant says was represented to them]. Our client trusted [representor] and relied on the promises and representations [representor] made to [[him/her]] to [[his/her]] detriment, in particular by [summarise the strongest 2 or 3 points on detriment]. It is therefore unconscionable for our client not to receive [explain what the claimant says they should receive] and for the Property to instead [explain the status quo, i.e. what would happen to the property but for the claimant’s claim].
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