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Merger

No intention to merge Equity prevails BOH Ltd v Eastern Power Networks plc (formerly EDF) [2011] EWCA Civ 19 Summary Where a tenancy and the reversion expectant upon the determination of the term become vested in one person, then there is a presumption against merger in the absence of an express or presumed intention to merge. There will be no presumed intention to merge if it would be against that person-s interests. The fact that non-merger is against the interest…

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