We are excited to announce our Contentious Trusts and Probate conference in Nottingham & Bristol. Conference details for Nottingham are below. Please follow this link for Bristol’s conference details > Nottingham conference details: Our conference will bring practitioners up-to-date with the latest developments in the world of contentious trusts and probate, and is ideal for […]
The High Court recently upheld the claims of 77-year-old Lorina Scott (the Claimant) for the return of various assets claimed as gifts by the family of her daughter in law, including: purchase monies invested in a property, a second property and the sum of £89,500. This claim is best split into its three constituent parts: […]
Solicitor attorneys acting as litigants in person, risk being unable to recover their legal costs a recent Court of Protection decision has confirmed. In JMH v CFH  EWCOP 63, the Court determined a solicitor was unable to rely on the historic Chorley principle, which entitles lawyers acting on their own behalf to claim the […]
Join Freeths and Radcliffe Chambers as they recap 2020’s key contentious trust and probate cases. As we come into this new year it seems only right to look back on the year we’ve had. Join Freeths Sarah Foster and Sally Goodger, alongside Radcliffe Chambers Barristers Tom Dumont QC, Daniel Burton and Sophia Rogers who will […]
A successful 1975 Act claimant was able to recover her success fee as part of her award in a recent unreported case. Anyone familiar with this area of law may have come across the argument that the success fee to be paid to the claimant’s legal team should be considered as part of their financial […]
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