Morris v Davies & ors [2011] EWHC 1773 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: November 2011 #115

Owen Robert Treharne Davies (deceased), by his last will, dated 30 March 1996, appointed the claimant and his girlfriend as executors and, subject to a letter of wishes concerning the administration of his affairs, left his entire estate to an uncle, the fifth defendant...

Mason & ors v Mills & Reeve [2011] EWHC 410 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: November 2011 #115

Christopher Swain (C) built up a very successful business and held 72% of the shares in a group of companies in which each of his four daughters also held 5.3% of the shares. He was advised by a small firm of chartered accountants who prepared tax returns for him, the company and the family trusts and at times for each of his daughters and by a small firm of solicitors who prepared his will, dated 17 January 2006...