Soomro and another v Khuhawar and another; Re Estate of Nabi Bakhsh Soomro

Property – Transfer of property. The claimants were the personal representatives of the estate of the deceased, who died intestate. They brought a claim, seeking a declaration in respect of property, which had been purchased by the deceased, in the name of two of his children. The Chancery Division granted a declaration that the property was held on trust for the deceased's estate absolutely. Any arrangement that the deceased had made with the relative were ineffectual to transfer beneficial interest to her, absent writing.

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