Unjust Enrichment Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Unjust Enrichment?

(n) Unjust enrichment is the acquiring or possession of wealth not due to the holder. The right or ownership lies with another person. Such wealth may have been acquired by a chance like founder of lost goods or handed over by mistaken identity etc. As per the law possessor of such good holds the goods on behalf of the real owner