The Human Rights Act and wills: An unlikely but relevant pairing

Unsettled wills are not exempt from human rights considerations. Tim Crook and Alfred Gherson discuss Judges will utilise s3 HRA to interpret wills drafted before 2000 (when the HRA came into force) and which were drafted utilising legislation passed before 2000 in their consideration of how to interpret a will or trust. The Human Rights …
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Cases Referenced

  • Hand v George [2017] WTLR 495 Ch D
  • Re Grey’s Trusts [1892] 3 Ch 88
  • Re JC Druce Settlement [2019] EWHC 3701 (Ch); [2021] WTLR 597 ChD
  • Sali v Greece [2018] ECHR 1048
  • Trower v Butts (1823) 57 ER 72