Co-owners and Co-habitants Their Property Rights Explained

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Course Overview

During this webinar, Richard Quenby will consider the issues which can arise in terms of express, constructive and resulting trusts in relation to residential properties which are either held in joint names or in the names of sole owners.

The course examines the context in which trusts are expressly declared, where trusts are silent and the consequences of the continuing applicability of resultant trusts and constructive trusts. This webinar will also discuss the methods and consequences of severance and will offer advice in relation to best practice for practitioners when advising clients in these situations.

Topics considered include:

  • Express Declaration of Trust
  • Joint Owners – Silence as to Trust
  • Severance
  • Sole Owners, Co-habitants and Constructive Trusts
  • Qualification of the Interest
  • Avoiding Negligence Claims
  • Law Society & Land Registry Practice Note

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1 hour recorded webinar
  • This course provides one CPD point

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:

    • Have a greater understanding of the topics detailed above
    • Feel confident when handling cases involving co-owners and co-habitants

What is the target audience?

  • Practitioners




About Instructor - Richard Quenby

Richard was called to the Bar in 1985. For the next thirteen years he practised at the Chancery Bar in Manchester, where he specialised in landlord and tenant, commercial property and insolvency work.

Richard now works as a freelance writer, tutor and lecturer. His published articles have appeared in Estates Gazette, Property Week, Legal Week and The Lawyer. He is also the co-author of Flat Schemes in Residential and Mixed Use Developments, published by Bloomsbury Publishing.

Course Curriculum

Co-owners and Co-habitants Their Property Rights Explained

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