Richard represented the successful Appellant, Patricia Jones, in the leading Supreme Court decision on the assessment of the beneficial interests of unmarried couples cohabiting in the family home. After three appeals Patricia Jones recovered 90% of the beneficial interest in the family home.
- Jones -v- Kernott  UKSC 53 – the report of the Supreme Court decision (click here for the judgment)
- Kernott -v- Jones  1 WLR 2419 – the Court of Appeal decision
- Kernott -v- Jones  1 WLR 2401 – the High Court decision
Richard has advised and represented a number of clients in connection with disputes concerning trusts of land and beneficial interests in property. He has also written a number of articles and delivered a number of seminars and webinars on cohabitation. (To view a webinar please click here)
An article on Jones -v- Kernott in The Round-Up is available here.
He also advises in connection with:
- Constructive trusts
- Proprietary estoppel
- Restrictive covenants
- landlord and tenant
- commercial leases
- residential leases
- wayleave agreements (the ‘Telecommunications Code’ and the ‘Electronic Telecommunications Code’)