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Estoppel

Adverse possession claim defeated by estoppel St Pancras and Humanist Housing Association Ltd v Leonard [2008] EWCA Civ 1442 Summary In a claim for possession the claimant successfully used estoppel to defeat the defendant’s argument that he was entitled to remain in possession by reason of adverse possession. Facts The defendant had been in possession of a garage since 1975 and remained so until the claim for possession. On the face of it, he was therefore entitled to ownership of…

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