claim of estoppel

claim of estoppel
estoppel, Also known as claim of estoppel.
A legal doctrine in the law of equity preventing a party from asserting otherwise valid legal rights against another party because of the first party's own act, or representation of facts, which preclude that party later making claims to the contrary.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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