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Prior v Prior et al Chancery Division

DATE: 01 Feb 2008

A proprietory estoppel claim by son against parents. Son claimed ownership of residential and business land sold to developers for £1.5 million. Settled on day 3. Wide spread media coverage inc Times, Daily Mail and Standard.

See http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23383861-details/Son+sues+after+parents+sell+land+‘they++promised+to+him’/article.do

This case, if reported, would have clarified an important legal point in the area, determining when equity should take effect after a potentially revocable promise had been made, It also was worth a considerable amount of money, and attracted much attention.