Lort-Williams v Lort-Williams

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
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16 cases
  • Brooks v Brooks
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 Mayo 1994
    ...purposes of S 24. The question has however been considered in the case of a spouse's interest under a life insurance policy. In Lort-Williams v Lort-Williams 1951 P 395, a husband had taken out a whole life policy on his life under S 11 of the Married Womens' Property Act 1882 for the benef......
  • Brooks v Brooks
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 29 Junio 1995
    ...2 WLR 776; [1959] 2 All ER 266. Dormer v Ward [1901] P 20. Griffiths v Dawson & Co[1993] 2 FCR 515. Lort-Williams v Lort-Williams [1951] P 395; [1951] 2 All ER 241. Marsh v Marsh (1878) 39 LT 107, 545. Worsley v Worsley (1869) LR 1 P & D 648. John Elvidge and Geoffrey Topham for the......
  • M (F) v M (T)
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 22 Junio 2004
    ...other authorities cited and approved of therein. In this regard he highlighted in particular the case Lort-Williams v. Lort-Williams [1951] 2 All ER 241. Continuing, he said that if this court should find the principles therein enunciated acceptable this should, in his opinion, lead inevita......
  • Li Quan (Petitioner) v William Stuart Bray and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 27 Octubre 2014
    ...though in certain circumstances the wife or husband by a subsequent marriage might be the person to take. Lort-Williams v Lort-Williams [1951] P 395 affords an illustration of this.' Conversely, it may also be noted, a settlement which was nuptial when made may lose that character, dependin......
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