Proprietary Estoppel : Alleged payments 'towards the house' created interest in property

A man who lost GBP33,000 worth of equity in his house to his former cohabitant has lost his appeal against the England & Wales High Court's order. The cohabitant, Ms Liden, claimed she had paid GBP500 a month 'towards the house', but the appellant, Mr Burton, denied receiving any such payments. Both the EWHC and the appellate court preferred Ms Liden's evidence.


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