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Trusts of land; Electronic Communications. Toby has appeared in a number of significant cases including Great Dunmow Estates Ltd v Crest Nicholson (2019) EWCA Civ 1683 (jurisdiction of expert pursuant to expert determination provision in development agreement and whether parties bound by surveyors’ statement of agreed facts) and Burton v Bowdery (2017) EWHC 208 (Ch) (limitation). Toby also.Read More
Gifts of Land 15. Conditions Attached to Gifts 16. Pilot Trusts 17. Gifts of Residue 18. Powers and Discretionary Trusts 19. Income and Interest 20. Abatement, Ademption, Election, Satisfaction and Conversion 21. Testamentary Options to Purchase 22. Administrative Provisions 23. Perpetuities and Accumulation 24. Construction 25. Failure of.Read More
Trusts can be established to serve a variety of purposes. A settlor spouse may wish to establish a trust in the hope that they can avoid making financial provision for the other spouse in the event of a divorce. The settlor spouse must, however, be aware that the other spouse may argue that the settlor spouse has wrongly dissipated assets. If the court agrees, it may declare the settlor’s.Read More
Please refer to Joint property ownership and practice guide 24: private trusts of land for further guidance. Examples of the correct form of execution are set out in practice guide 8: execution of deeds. Execution as a deed usually means that a witness must also sign, and add their name and address. Remember to date this deed in panel 3. 12 Execution. WARNING. If you dishonestly enter.Read More
Private Client. This Practice Note describes the formalities required to make a valid lifetime gift. It considers outright gifts and transfers into trust and covers the use of deeds or other written instruments, delivery and declarations of trust. It looks at the specific formalities required to make gifts of land, company shares, personalty and equitable interests. It also explains the.Read More
In conclusion, it was indeed a propitious day when the first edition of a Practical Guide to the Transfer of Trusteeship was published 10 years ago. Ten years on, the third edition is equally welcome and the consulting editors are to be commended for the truly transformative work they have done in this area which every day is of assistance to a trustee or their advisers somewhere in the world.Read More
Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996. Any trust (express, implied, resulting or constructive) which includes land as part of the trust property is a trust of land. This Practice Note explains what the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 provides, what those provisions mean, and what powers they give to trustees.Read More
Land Trust: A legal agreement where a trustee is appointed to maintain ownership of a piece of real property for the benefit of another party: namely, the beneficiary of the trust. Land trusts are.Read More
Written by James Kessler QC and Leon Sartin, Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts explains the issues involved in drafting trusts and will trusts.Read More
Mixed trusts demonstrate just how flexible trusts can be. Accordingly, tax rules for a mixed trust are a mixture those that apply to the different parts of the hybrid trust. A good example of a mixed trust is a trust where some assets are treated as though they were part of an interest in possession trust, while other assets are treated as though they were part of a discretionary trust.Read More