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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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This CPDcast provides an explorative discussion of common intention constructive trusts; what they are, their origins and the importance they bear on the legal landscape today. It provides helpful insight into the best way of analysing cases in which a common intention constructive trust may exist and the various stages which present themselves when carrying such analysis out.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand what a common intention constructive trust is;
  • Have considered the relative importance of common intention constructive trusts today;
  • Be aware of the significance of the decision in Jones v Kernott [2011] UKSC 53 to common intention constructive trusts;
  • Know how to go about establishing whether a common intention constructive trust exists;
  • Understand the various steps involved in establishing whether a common intention constructive trust exists;
  • Have considered general trends in the way in which the courts will approach the existence of common intention constructive trusts.
Level:
General Interest Difficulty: 2 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Abbott v Abbott [2007] UKPC 53;
  • Adekunle v Ritchie [2007] WTLR 1505;
  • Jones v Kernott [2011] UKSC 53;
  • Laskar v Laskar [2008] 1 WLR 2695;
  • Lloyds Bank plc v Rosset [1990] UKHL 14;
  • Matrimonial Causes Act 1973;
  • Morris v Morris [2008] EWCA Civ 257;
  • Stack v Dowden [2007] UKHL 17.
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This CPDcast provides an explorative discussion of common intention constructive trusts; what they are, their origins and the importance they bear on the legal landscape today.

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Date Recorded: 6th February 2014

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