Mussell v Patience [2019] EWHC 1231 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: Autumn 2019 #176

1. ANITA DOREEN MUSSELL 2. DAVID KEITH WILLIAMS

V

1. CHRISTOPHER EDWARD KEITH PATIENCE 2. VERONICA LESLEY PATIENCE

Analysis

The Claimants brought a claim as executors of the late Louis Patience, who died in April 1997. They produced accounts setting out the proposed distribution of the deceased’s estate. These accounts were opposed by the Defendants (in their capacity as beneficiaries of the estate).

Counsel details

John Dickinson (St Johns Chambers, 101 Victoria Street, Bristol, BS1 6PU, tel 0117 923 4700, e-mail clerks@stjohnschambers.co.uk) instructed by Brewer, Harding & Rowe (The Square, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8LS, tel 01271 342271, e-mail email@bhrlaw.co.uk) for the claimants


Steven Ball (7 Harrington Street Chambers, 7 Harrington Street, Liverpool, L2 9YH, tel 0151 242 0707, e-email clerks@7hs.co.uk) instructed by Clarke Willmott LLP (1 Georges Square, Bath Street, Bristol, BS1 8BA, tel 0345 209 1000, e-mail info@clarkewillmott.com) for the defendants.

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Legislation referenced

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  • Trustee Act 2000, ss31(1), 35