Shami v Shami [2013]

Facts

  • Complex appeal involving the right of an Israeli wife to ramin in occupation of her (ex) husband’s London flat following divorce

Issue

  • Could the wife retain occupation of a flat registered in her ex-husband’s sole name?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • Her interest was overreached
  • To ensure that overreaching takes place, a second trustee should be appointed
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Posted in Land Law Revision Notes.

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