Wills: An extension of words

Nadia Cowdrey sets out the lessons to be learned from Beard v Shadler, in which the intention behind the whole will was analysed to avoid a partial intestacy ‘ Beard provides a good illustration of the need to consider the will, read as a whole, when matters of construction arise and that the outcome of …
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Cases Referenced

  • Beard & anor v Shadler & ors [2011] EWHC 114 (Ch); [2011] WTLR 1147 ChD
  • Re Bailey [1951] Ch 407
  • Re Geering [1964] Ch 136