Marriott Royal Hotel,
23rd February 2023
8:30am - 2pm
Guildhall Chambers’ Property, Trusts & Estates team are hosting their annual half-day seminar with talks from members of the team on a range of key topics.
8:30 – 9:15 – Registration & breakfast
9:15 – 9:30 – Chairman’s address
9:30 – 10:15 – Be Our Guest: Developments in Proprietary Estoppel and Constructive Trusts:
Michael Selway and Ollie Murrell will consider the Supreme Court decision in Guest v Guest  UKSC 27 on the proper remedy to be awarded in proprietary estoppel cases, and will discuss recent developments in the law of constructive trusts (including the future of detriment as a requirement for such trusts).
10:15 – 11:00 – To Possess or not to Possess: A Case Study on Adverse Possession:
Dr Kate Harrington and Jay Jagasia will consider relevant principles, practice and recent developments in possessory claims within the backdrop of a recent significant High Court claim to large parcels of land, judgment of which is anticipated in advance of the seminar.
11:00 – 11:20 – Coffee break
11:20 – 12:05 – What happens to the house? Practical issues when real property and probate collide:
Oliver Mitchell and Nicholas Evans will consider some of the questions and difficulties that arise in dealing with properties within the estate of a deceased owner or otherwise caught up in the administration of an estate.
12:05 – 12:50 – Through the Looking-Glass: A consideration of the limits of the law of nuisance:
Christopher Stoner KC & James Fuller will consider the law of private nuisance and the limits of its application in property disputes in the context of the Supreme Court’s consideration of Fearn and others v Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery.
12:50 – 14:00 – Lunch
14:00 – Finish
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