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Beneficial Interests of Cohabitees – An End to the “Never Ending Story”?

Article contributed by Matthew Hall, Barrister, Kings Chambers   R v Lam [2022] 4 WLR 57   Summary   In order to get a beneficial interest in a property, what does a cohabitee who is not on the title have to prove against the cohabitee who is?   This is a question which arises frequently for property lawyers – and not just for those advising in the family context. Beneficial interest claims are often asserted against secured creditors, trustees and executors.   Since the…

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