Rittson-Thomas and others v Oxfordshire County Council [2021] was a hard-fought battle over the proceeds of sale of a former school site in Oxfordshire, donated long ago for educational use.

Revolving around the key provisions of the School Site Act 1841, this case was passed around the court system.

Russell-Cooke partner Andrew Small analyses the Supreme Court decision and just how widespread its implications may be on the application of the School Site Act.