Mesne Profits Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Mesne Profits, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Mesne Profits?

(n) Mesne profit are the averaged or assumed profit expected to be received by a person in possession of the property. Mesne profit is worked out when a claim is forwarded to recover the accruals from a property illegitimately held by a person. Eg. If a person wrongly hold a property mesne profit is used to refer the profit arises out of that property.