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The Law of Proprietary Estoppel


ISBN13: 9780199699582
Published: January 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £165.00



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Wildy's Book of the Month: February 2014

This book provides the first comprehensive and practically structured resource on the doctrine of proprietary estoppel. It offers answers to a number of difficult problems arising in recent litigation and guidance on managing proprietary estoppel cases.

Relevant authorities are set out in an accessible and user-friendly format addressing issues that arise in practice, such as 'reasonable reliance', 'unconscionable conduct', and 'satisfying the equity'.

The long-standing doctrine of proprietary estoppel has come to prominence in recent years - it is regularly discussed by courts at all levels and is frequently pleaded by litigants wishing to show that they have informally acquired an interest in land.

As a result of its vigorous recent development by the courts, there is no comprehensive and uncontroversial definition of the doctrine. There is also much debate regarding the relationship between proprietary estoppel and other doctrines, such as constructive trusts and unjust enrichment. A problem faced by anyone seeking to make, or respond to, a proprietary estoppel claim is that the law is to be found almost entirely in cases.

The Law of Proprietary Estoppel sets out a clear structure with which to understand the law and will thus assist practitioners, academics, and others in navigating their way through the complex case law on proprietary estoppel, and also in understanding its relationship with related doctrines.

This book is essential for all practitioners and scholars who encounter problems related to the doctrine of proprietary estoppel. The clear structure of the book makes the law easier to follow and enables readers to find relevant authorities quickly. The work draws together all of the relevant scholarship on proprietary estoppel and makes reference to useful cases from outside the jurisdiction of England and Wales to aid understanding of the law and related doctrines.

Subjects:
Contract Law, Property Law, Equity and Trusts
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Representation
3. Reasonable Reliance
4. Prospect of Detriment
5. Unconscionable Conduct
6. Formality Requirements
7. Satisfying the Equity
8. Third Parties
9. Remedies
10. The Wider Legal Context