Estate administration: More than remote

Personal representatives risk being personally liable if they fail to discharge their duties to creditors. Adam Carvalho and Joseph de Lacey discuss recent judicial guidance on the scope of due diligence

Cases Referenced

  • National Westminster Bank plc v Lucas & ors [2014] EWHC 653 (Ch)
  • Re Studdert [2020] EWHC 1869 (Ch) (to be reported in a future issue of Wills and Trusts Law Reports)
  • Re Tankard [1942] Ch 69
  • Re Yorke (deceased) [1997] 4 All ER 907