Wills: Timed out?

Will drafters need to be careful of how they frame conditions applying to testamentary gifts. Michael O’Sullivan explains

Cases Referenced

  • Astley v Earl of Essex (1874) LR 18 Eq 290
  • Crossley & ors v Armour & ors [2008] NICh 4
  • Harries v Barclays Bank [1997] EWCA Civ 2115
  • Hives v Machin [2017] WTLR 983
  • Ling v Ling [2002] WTLR 553
  • Naylor & anor v Barlows & ors [2019] EWHC 1565 (Ch) (to be reported in the next issue of Wills and Trusts Law Reports)
  • Re Greenwood [1903] 1 Ch 749