Update on the Principles of Constructive Trust and Proprietary Estoppel
In a recent CFA judgment in the case of Cheung Lai Mui v. Cheung Wai Shing & Ors.  HKCFA 19, the principles of constructive trust and proprietary estoppel were considered. Further, clarification was made as to whether “unity of possession” or modern approach of equity should be followed in account of rent.
This is an unique case for commentary because the promisors, being tenants in common of a piece of New Territories land, all made a promise to the promise (the 3rd Defendant), ...