Trustees: Going the extra mile

A Cayman court judgment has affirmed the expectations levelled upon a responsible trustee. Lisa Vizia explains A devout Muslim, it was the settlor’s express wish that on his death his assets should be dealt with in accordance with Islamic (shari’a) inheritance laws. A trustee’s work is seldom straightforward and perhaps never truly ends. The professional …
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Cases Referenced

  • AA v BB & anor (2000) unreported Grand Court of the Cayman Islands 14 February (to be reported in the online reports of Wills and Trusts Law Reports)
  • Public Trustee v Cooper [2001] WTLR 901 ChD
  • Re Gestetner Settlement [1953] Ch 672