Undue influence: Behind the social façade of dementia

James McKean examines a recent addition to the growing body of case law on undue influence and the elderly testator ‘This judgment serves as a reminder that allegations of undue influence, fraud and sham can be dealt with summarily if they, or if the defence thereto, have no real prospect of success.’ The case of …
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Cases Referenced

  • Allcard v Skinner (1887) 36 Ch D 145
  • Aurora Developments Ltd & ors v Delta Holdings Ltd & ors [2018] EWHC 1047 (Ch)
  • Hewett v First Plus Financial Group plc [2010] EWCA Civ 312
  • Moursi v Doherty [2019] EWHC 830 (Ch); WTLR(w) 2019-05
  • National Infrastructure Development Co Ltd v Banco Santander SA [2017] EWCA Civ 27
  • Re Ashkettle [2013] WTLR 1331
  • Re Byford [2019] EWHC 646 (Ch)
  • Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge [2001] UKHL 44