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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.


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.