How much trust should be relied on in cohabitation arrangements?

This post discusses the concept of equitable trusts in the context of a relationship breakdown of unmarried couples. I consider which approach courts should take when a couple changes their mind about how to divide their assets. Equitable trusts. Often the source of much frustration for law students and often misunderstood by the public dueContinue reading “How much trust should be relied on in cohabitation arrangements?”

The move from confiscation to forfeiture: how should we punish rogue landlords?

This article discusses the penalties for rogue landlords who rent out unfit and illegally constructed properties to tenants. It discusses the growing pressure for properties to be confiscated from landlords and their names and convictions to be publicly accessible. There is growing pressure for more punishment of rogue landlords who are renting out unfit propertiesContinue reading “The move from confiscation to forfeiture: how should we punish rogue landlords?”