Parsonage v Parsonage [2019] EWHC 2362 (Ch)

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Estera [2019] EWHC 2039 (Ch)

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The Petitioners brought an unfair prejudice petition against the First Respondent in respect of their management of the Fourth Respondent (the Company). Following a liability trial, the First Respondents and the Company were ordered to purchase the Petitioners’ shares in the Company at a price to be determined. A quantum trial followed in which the purchase price was determined and an initial sum to be paid on account of the full price within 28 days, with the balance to be paid within 6 months. The wording of the order was left to the parties.

A purchase from the First Petitioner...

Perry v Neupert [2019] EWHC 52 (Ch)

Spring 2020

The claimants were the widow and the daughter of the deceased who died on 8 March 2015. The deceased executed an English will (“the Will”) dealing with his UK assets and appointing a Swiss lawyer (the 1st defendant) as his executor and trustee. The widow (the 1st claimant) was the sole beneficiary of the English estate. There was a breakdown of relations between the 1st claimant and the 1st defendant. The daughter (the 2nd claimant) supported the widow. The claimants applied for an order under section 50 of the Administration of Just...

Clarke v Allen [2019] EWHC 1193 and 1194 (Ch)

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Kingsley v Kingsley [2019] EWHC 1073 (Ch)

Tate v Farrell [2019] EWHC 119 (Ch)

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Bhusate v Patel [2018] EWHC 2362 (Ch)

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South Downs Trustees Limited v GH [2018] EWHC 1064 (Ch)

Summer 2018 #172

The claimant was the trustee of an employment benefit trust (the EBT). The trustee had an interest in a company that owned and controlled a business (the utility). The beneficiaries of the EBT were the former and current employees of the utility and other group companies and their dependants. The trustee entered into a sale and purchase agreement for the sale 
of the EBT’s interest in the company, conditional upon certain relief from the court. Following the sale, there would be a distribution of the trust property amongst various beneficiaries.


Held


The following orders ...