‘“For every promise, there is a price to pay” Re-visiting the Doctrine of Proprietary Estoppel in Guest v Guest [2020] EWCA Civ 387′

“The basic ingredients for proprietary estoppel are well known, and many property practitioners would feel comfortable in spotting an estoppel when it has arisen. However, there is a shadowy question that is often avoided – assuming the estoppel is established, what is the actual result? After all, that is what the client will be most interested in! A debate has always existed about what the correct remedy should be as a matter of principle. There appears to be two options at either end of the spectrum …” (more)

[Zara Mahmodd, St Ives Chambers, 23 April]

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