British Red Cross v Werry [2017] EWHC 875 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: Summer 2017 #168

Patricia Deeley (Miss Deeley) lived with her unmarried partner, Peter Harding (Mr Harding) in his flat at 87 Beckenham Lane, Bromley (the property) from 1962 to 2008. When Mr Harding died on 11 August 2008, it was believed (incorrectly) that he had not left a will and, therefore, the intestacy rules regulated the succession to his estate...

Worthing & anr v Lloyds Bank plc [2015] EWHC 2836 (QB)

WTLR Issue: January/February 2016 #156

The claimants had been customers of the defendant bank since 2000. Following the sale of their business in September 2006 for £5m, their bank manager arranged an introduction to the defendant’s Mayfair banking service, which was the division providing banking services to ultra-high-net-worth individuals for the purpose of receiving advice regarding the investment of the proceeds...