Fundamental Aspects of Promise-Based Proprietary Estoppel: Cheung Lai Mui v Cheung Wai Shing

Abstract

Comments on the Hong Kong Court of Final Appeal judgment in Cheung Lai Mui v Cheung Wai Shing on proprietary estoppel, land promised to family members, and work and expense undertaken in detrimental reliance on the asserted promise. Cases cited Cheung Lai Mui v Cheung Wai Shing [2021] HKCFA 19 (CFA (HK)) Thorner v Major [2009] UKHL 18; [2009] 1 W.L.R. 776; [2009] 3 WLUK 645 (HL)

Divisions: College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Law School
College of Business and Social Sciences > Aston Business School
Additional Information: This is the author's accepted manuscript. Please cite the final published version: Shaw-Mellors, A & Harper, P 2021, 'Fundamental Aspects of Promise-Based Proprietary Estoppel: Cheung Lai Mui v Cheung Wai Shing', Trust Law International, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 176-184. https://uk.westlaw.com/Document/I88A565404D3C11EC817DBD69092E1A87/View/FullText.html
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hong Kong,Promises,Proprietary estoppel
Publication ISSN: 0962-2624
Last Modified: 13 May 2024 07:30
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2022 14:01
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Published Date: 2021-11-04
Accepted Date: 2021-11-01
Authors: Shaw-Mellors, Adam (ORCID Profile 0000-0001-5119-1191)
Harper, Philippa

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