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Partnership property disputes - when things go wrong

United Kingdom - May 4 2021 Let us, for example, consider a property bought in the names of three individuals in partnership together, used by the partnership for business…

Legal battle between unmarried couple over £8m property portfolio determined by the High Court

United Kingdom - February 17 2021 Last month, the High Court handed down judgment in the case of Oberman v Collins. This was a dispute between a former unmarried couple concerning an…

Unwritten agreements behind property transfers

United Kingdom - December 15 2020 Last month, the High Court handed down judgment in a complex case concerning a claim to the equity (the beneficial interest) in two properties, one…

Cohabitees and joint name properties - when it all goes wrong…

United Kingdom - April 7 2020 As we saw in Laura Tanguay’s article Can I buy-out my co-owner’s share in our property, even if they want to sell on the open market?, the question…

COVID-19, cohabitation, and your property rights

United Kingdom - April 7 2020 As the government lockdown continues, family relationships are coming under increasing pressure. In some cases, the relationship may already have…