Entries by Vivek Khanna LLB, LLM, Barrister at Law

Quistclose trust essay

A Quistclosetrust is a specific type of trust in common law jurisdictions that arises between a debtor and a creditor, when the debtor undertakes to use the loan in a particular way, and segregates the creditor’s money from his general assets. Consequently, if the debtor becomes insolvent, the creditor’s money is refundable, and not available […]

‘The Police Force in England and Wales operates in a fair and unprejudiced way.’

This paper will begin by giving a critical review of racism and institutional racism and will link this with fair and unprejudiced way and the effects it has on the Police Force. This paper will highlight the instances of racism in the United Kingdom that caused riots and it will deliberate how governmental institutions such […]

The Trustee’s Duty of Investment

Question “The provisions of the Trustee Act 2000 do not provide trustees with unlimited powers of investment and delegation. In truth, the Act contained substantial safeguards against unlimited trustee powers in investment and delegation.” Critically discuss this statement. Introduction The enactment of the Trustee Act 2000, the duties of trustees has been the subject of […]

The proposed Statutory Residence Test does little to improve the state of the law relating to the residence of an individual for tax purposes

Budget, Chancellor George Osborne announced that the Government would introduce a statutory definition of residency for tax purposes.[1] The objective behind defining residency for tax purposes, through a statutory residence test, is to provide a system of assessing residency that “is transparent, objective, and simple to use”.[2] Furthermore, the proposed statutory residence test has been […]

The rising prison population in England and Wales

Recent events, including the 2011 riots that shocked our civilised jurisdiction,[1] coupled with the infamous comments made by Judge Peters Bowers that a burglar was “courageous” for breaking into someone’s property and that prison is rarely an appropriate course of action to remedy the harm caused (commenting instead that it can have an adverse impact […]