Bashir v Bashir [2019] EWHC 1810 (Ch)

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University of London v Prag & anr [2014] EWHC 3564 (Ch)

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | May 2015 #149

This decision concerned the construction of a trust deed dated 28 November 1944 (the deed) made between Eric Max Warburg on behalf of the Warburg family, Viscount Lee of Fareham on behalf of the Warburg Society, and the University of London (UOL). There arose questions about the scope of the deed, the ownership of property, the status of funding and the propriety of the administration by UOL under the deed. UOL brought a construction summons to determine these questions at the behest of HM Attorney General (the second defendant). The first defendant was Professor John Prag, of the Univer...

Tamlin & anor v Edgar & ors [2011] EWHC 3949 (Ch)

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | April 2015 #148

The claimants were trustees of a 1983 children’s trust, and a trust called the Lower Green Farm trust. The 1983 trust had been created by Anthony Samuel Edgar (the testator) in March 1983 for the benefit of his four children. The fund was divided in four equal shares, and each to be held for each child contingently upon attaining 25. The share was to be retained by the trustees on life interest trusts to pay the income to the child for life with a power to advance the capital of that share to him/her.

The Lower Green Farm trust had been made in the testator’s will of ...