Gorbunova v Estate of Boris Berezovsky & ors [2016] EWHC 1829 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: November 2016 #164

B had been involved in litigation against A and the AP family (the litigation) from which he potentially stood to recover large sums of money. The claimant, G, was B’s long-term partner. In March 2012 the litigation deed was drawn up to reflect agreement between B and G regarding G’s entitlement to B’s assets (including the litigation)...

Guthrie v Morel & ors [2015] EWHC 3172 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: March 2016 #157

The claimant sought by way of summary judgment a declaration as to the true construction of a will or alternatively an order for rectification of the will pursuant to s20(1) of the Administration of Justice Act 1982.

The deceased died on 20 July 2011...

Dellal v Dellal & ors [2015] EWHC 907 (Fam)

WTLR Issue: September 2015 #152

The defendants applied for an order summarily terminating the claimant’s application for an order under s10 of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the Act) without trial.

J was a well-known, successful property dealer who died on 28 October 2012 worth a large fortune...