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The Scarle case – The importance of estate planning and acting reasonably in litigation


The recent High Court case of The Estate of John William Scarle Deceased v The Estate of Marjorie Ann Scarle Deceased has been noted for its unusual circumstances, as the […]

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Executor liable for legal costs of removal application


In the recent decision in (1) L Perry and (2) T Perry v (1) Dieter Walter Neupert, (2) Admintrust Verwaltungs Anstalt and (3) Lopag Trust Reg [2019] 7 WLUK 637, […]

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Restoration of standstill agreements?


The first instance decision in Cowan v Foreman [2019] has recently been overturned to allow the appellant, Mrs Cowan, to bring her claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Families and […]

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Claudia’s Law awards new legal rights to families of missing people


The disappearance of Claudia Lawrence in 2009, with no trace of her since, has been one of the UK’s most high-profile unsolved missing person’s cases in living memory. Not only […]

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