Clarity Essential to Give Legal Effect to Transfer of Title

February 6, 2015

Clarity Essential to Give Legal Effect to Transfer of Title

It may seem obvious, but in order to transfer the title to something to another person, it has to be clear what it is that is being transferred.

When a deed purporting to make a gift of assets described as '£324,990 cash/investments' was made, the court found that the description of the assets was too vague for them to be identified and the gift therefore failed.