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Goodman v Gallant

[1986] Fam 106

Case summary last updated at 08/01/2020 14:53 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Goodman v Gallant

P and D shared a tenancy, expressly stating that it was a joint tenancy. When D left, CA held that their express agreement gave each a 50% share. 
 
Slade LJ: “If…the relevant conveyance contains an express declaration of trust which comprehensively declares the beneficial interests in the property or its proceeds of sale, there is no room for the application of the doctrine of resulting implied or constructive trusts”. 

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