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Satisfying the equity

Basic principle Jennings v Rice [2002] EWCA 159 Facts C worked for many years for an elderly lady for nothing on a promise that “he would be alright” and “this will all be yours one day”. On the full facts the judge found that there was an estoppel and awarded him 200,000 based on the cost of care. He refused to award the full value of the house and furniture ( 435,000) because he thought that would be excessive. C…

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