Whelpdale v Cookson

Whelpdale v Cookson (1747) 27 ER 856 is an English trusts law case, also relevant for UK company law, on the duty of loyalty owed by a trustee to beneficiaries of the trust.

Whelpdale v Cookson
CourtCourt of Chancery
Citation(s)(1747) 1 Ves Sen 9; 27 ER 856
Case opinions
Lord Hardwicke
Keywords
Trusts

FactsEdit

A trustee purchased land that was owned by the trust.

JudgmentEdit

Lord Hardwicke gave the judgment of the court. The text in the English Report reads as follows.[1]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ (1747) 27 ER 856, ie Vol. 27, p.856

External linksEdit