will in UK Law

  • White and Another v Jones and Another
    • House of Lords
    • 16 Febrero 1995
    ...... 9 In this appeal, your Lordships' House has to consider for the first time the much discussed question whether an intended beneficiary under a will is entitled to recover damages from the testator's solicitors by reason of whose negligence the testator's intention to benefit him under the will ......
  • Gillett v Holt
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 Marzo 2000
    ...... . 17 Then after some explanation of the college policy it went on, "With regard to Limes Farm, I hope that you will remain our tenant for a great number of years. If your tenancy did end, then the College would have to decide whether to sell or re-let, as I am sure ......
  • M.E.P.C. Ltd v Christian-Edwards
    • House of Lords
    • 08 Noviembre 1979
    ......The will gave Percy an option to purchase the property at a valuation, which he did not exercise. Instead the trustees at some date prior to 1st July 1912 ......
  • Pitt and Another v Holt and Another Futter and Another v Futter and Others
    • Supreme Court
    • 09 Mayo 2013
    ...... (Instructed by HMRC Solicitors Office) . Appellant (Pitt) . Christopher Nugee QC . William Henderson . (Instructed by Bolitho Way and Belcher Frost) . Respondent . Philip Jones QC . Ruth Jordan . ......
  • Fuller v Strum
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 07 Diciembre 2001
    ......The judge pronounced for the force and validity of a Will only in respect of certain standard directions and one of five pecuniary legacies. In respect of all the other terms of the Will including the ......
  • Marley v Rawlings and another
    • Supreme Court
    • 22 Enero 2014
    ...... . 1 A husband and wife each executed the will which had been prepared for the other owing to an oversight on the part of their solicitor; the question which arises is whether the will of the ......
  • Greasley v Cooke
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 Junio 1980
    ......-2 In The Supreme Court of Judicature Court of Appeal On Appeal from the Alfreton County Court (His Honour Judge Brooke Willis) . Before:. The Master of the Rolls. (Lord Denning). Lord Justice Waller and. Lord Justice Dunn. Plaint No. 7800199 Hedley Marsden Greasley, ......
  • Wintle v Nye
    • House of Lords
    • 18 Diciembre 1958
    ......, and the same is hereby, remitted back to the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Division of the High Court of Justice with a Declaration, That the Will dated 4th August, 1937, of Kathleen Helen Wells is invalid so far as regards the words: "4. I DIRECT that my said executor shall stand ......
  • Chapman and Others v Chapman and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Marzo 1954
    ...... to secure an adventitious benefit which may be and, in the present case, is, that estate duty, payable in a certain event as things now stand, will, in consequence of the rearrangement, not be payable in respect of the trust funds. . 2 This argument, which found favour with ......
  • Gill v Woodall & Others
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 Diciembre 2010
    ...... Allen QC, sitting in the Leeds District Registry as a Deputy High Court Judge of the Chancery Division, revoking the grant of probate of the will of Joyce Gill (“Mrs Gill”), dated 27 April 1993. An initial summary of the facts . 2 ......
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