Lomax v Lomax [2019] EWCA Civ 1467

WTLR Issue: Spring 2020

LOMAX

V

v LOMAX (as executor of the estate of Alan Joseph Lomax (deceased))

Analysis

The claimant made an application under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 as a widow of the deceased. She wanted the parties to engage in Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE), but the defendant refused to do so. The claimant asked the court to order an ENE under CPR r3.1(2)(m).

Counsel details

Mr C Buckingham
(Enterprise Chambers, 9 Old Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3SR, tel 0207 405 9471, email london@enterprisechambers.com) instructed by
KBL Solicitors LLP
(12 Cunningham Court, Blackburn BB1 2QX, tel 01254 268790, email enquiries@kbl.co.uk) appeared on behalf of the appellant.
Mr T Entwistle
(5 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3XT, tel 0207 242 6201, email clerks@5sblaw.com) instructed by
Raworths LLP Solicitors
(Eton House, 89 Station Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 1HF, tel 01423 566666) appeared on behalf of the respondent.

Cases referenced

Cases in bold have further reading - click to view.

  • Bradley v Heslin [2014] EWHC 3267 (Ch)
  • Bradley v Heslin [2014] EWHC 3267 (Ch)| Halsey v Milton Keynes General NHS Trust [2004] 1 WLR 3002| Seals and Seals v Williams [2015] 1265 [2015] EWHC 1829 (Ch)| Wright v Michael Wright Supplies Ltd & Anor [2013] EWCA Civ 234
  • Halsey v Milton Keynes General NHS Trust [2004] 1 WLR 3002
  • Seals and Seals v Williams [2015] 1265 [2015] EWHC 1829 (Ch)
  • Wright v Michael Wright Supplies Ltd & anor [2013] EWCA Civ 234

Legislation referenced

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