Trust and trustee – Creation of trust. In a dispute between family members in respect of a house, the Court of Appeal, Civil Division upheld the decision of the Chancery Division that on the evidence, L had declared a trust of the house on the terms of a deed of trust. Further her declaration had been 'manifested and proved' by some writing signed by her sufficient to satisfy the writing requirements of s 53(1)(b) of the Law of Property Act 1925.