Re D'Eye; Thomas and another v Mariner Properties Ltd and another

Bankruptcy – Bankrupt's estate. The Bankruptcy Court allowed an application, by the trustees in bankruptcy of the second respondent (D), for a declaration that a property, which had been bought in D's father's name and had been transferred, for no consideration, to the first respondent company, of which D was a director, formed part of the bankruptcy estate and vested in them as the trustees in bankruptcy. Although legal title of the property was in D's father's name, the court held that the evidence pointed to the common intention that the property was to be owned beneficially by D and that, in reality, it was his.

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