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Retaking possession of Trust Property

February 28, 2023 | Videos

​This seminar considers the powers of landowner trustees when seeking to recover trust property from beneficiaries or those connected to them. It will explain the recent landmark decision of Brake v Chedington Court Estate Ltd [2022] EWCA Civ 1302, as well as exploring some practical solutions for trustees and occupiers, and how the courts approach the issue of occupation rent.

  • Trustees’ rights to recover possession of land
  • When the ‘self-help’ remedy of peaceable re-entry is available
  • Beneficiaries’ rights in respect of trust land
  • Claims to occupation rent, and when it may be ordered
  • How occupation rent is quantified


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