Guest Editorial: Saying what you mean

Richard Wilson explains how intention is being given greater weight in will construction Scarfe v Matthews had all of the ingredients that the tabloids love: a wealthy and famous testator, children (both natural and adopted) wives, a mistress, a villa in St Tropez and, of course, a dispute over the terms of a will. As …
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Cases Referenced

  • Scarfe & anor v Matthews [2012] WTLR 1579 ChD
  • Smith v Lucas (1881) 18 Ch D 531