Alan Roxburgh, ‘Knowing receipt: a question of priorities’

The recent judgment of Fancourt J in Byers v Samba Financial Group considers whether a transferee of trust assets who has taken free of the beneficiary’s proprietary interest under the applicable foreign law of property can nevertheless be exposed to personal liability under the English law of knowing receipt. The issue, as the Judge observed, may be of considerable importance to equity lawyers.

Alan Roxburgh, Knowing receipt: a question of priorities, Trusts and Trustees, Published: 12 June 2021.

First posted 2021-06-15 11:00:59

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