Bashir v Bashir [2019] EWHC 1810 (Ch)

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Purrunsing v A’Court [2016] EWHC 789 (Ch)

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | July/August 2016 #161

The claim arose from a purported sale of a property to the claimant by a fraudster who purported to be, but was not in fact, the registered owner of the property. By the time the fraud was discovered the whole of the purchase price had been paid by the claimant to the second defendant (the claimant’s conveyancer), by the second defendant to the first defendant (the fraudster’s solicitor) and by the first defendant to an account in Dubai upon the fraudster’s instructions.

The fraudster’s instructions to the first defendant were that the property had been giv...

Re Trusts (Guernsey) Law, 2007; the AAA Children’s Trust; the Trustees WTLR 683

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | May 2015 #149

The application concerned a trust, (the Children’s Trust) which, along with another trust (Trust 3), were discretionary trusts settled by the settlor for the benefit of his widow (R1), their children and their future issue. Trust 3 operated principally for the benefit of R1 and the Children’s Trust principally for the benefit of the children. The Children’s Trust had two protectors, P1, the settlor’s sister, and P2, the settlor’s business associate. The application was made by the trustees of the Children’s Trust (A1, A2 and A3 (the trustees)) to bless...

Hart & anr v Burbidge & anr

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | October 2014 #143

In 2006 the deceased made a will directing a sale of two properties, No 7 and No 43 (the properties), with the proceeds to be shared between her sons (the Harts). On the same date the deceased gave another property, Unit 15, to her daughter and son-in-law, Mr and Mrs Burbidge, and also released them from a debt of £44,000. In 2007 the deceased made a further will leaving No 7 to the Harts and No 43 to her siblings and any grandchildren surviving her with the residue to be divided equally amongst her children.

Having decided to live with the Burbidges, the deceased transferred her...