James Aspden on Guest v Guest and Proprietary Estoppel Awards

17 November 2022

Wilsons’ Contentious Trust & Probate Partner, James Aspden, was invited by the Law Society Gazette to address the Supreme Court’s eagerly-awaited decision in Guest  v Guest. The decision provides the first top-level guidance practitioners have received in several years on how to calculate a proprietary estoppel award.

The result is a split decision, and it yields two judgments which analysed the principles involved in different yet convincing ways.

James comments: “This decision can be regarded as the last word on proprietary estoppel awards, at least for the foreseeable future. So where does that leave farming families and those trying to advise them?”

Read James’ full article here.

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