Inwards v Baker [1965]


  • A father permitted his son to build a bungalow on his land instead of buying a (smaller) bungalow elsewhere; the son did so, expending £300
  • Following the father’s death, his trustees sought possession of the son’s bungalow


  • Were the trustees entitled to possession?


  • No


  • The son’s reliance had given rise to an equity, can i buy generic xanax online ensuring that under proprietary estoppel, the father (and his successors with notice) would be estopped from denying the son’s occupation
  • An interest capable of creating such an equity need not be proprietary in nature, an expectation to occupy was enough
  • An injunction was awarded, preventing the trustees from obtaining possession
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