Pemberton v Pemberton & ors [2016] EWHC 2345 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: December 2016 #165

PEMBERTON

V

PEMBERTON & ORS

Analysis

This case involved a claim by one of the trustees of the Pemberton Settled Estates, originally created on 31 March 1965, for a variation of the settlement. The first to third defendants were the other trustees of the settlement who had in mind the unborn and unascertained beneficiaries. There were also four adult defendants and four defendants who were minor beneficiaries. All defendants supported the variation.

Counsel details

Robert Venables QC and Mary Ashley (Old Square Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3UE, tel 020 7242 2744, e-mail taxchambers@15oldsquare.co.uk) for the claimant.

James Kessler QC (Old Square Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3UE, tel 020 7242 2744, e-mail taxchambers@15oldsquare.co.uk) for the first, second and third defendants.

Amanda Hardy QC (Old Square Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3UE, tel 020 7242 2744, e-mail taxchambers@15oldsquare.co.uk) for the fifth, sixth, seventh and tenth defendants.

Oliver Marre (Old Square Tax Chambers, 15 Old Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3UE, tel 020 7242 2744, e-mail taxchambers@15oldsquare.co.uk) for the fourth, eighth, ninth and eleventh defendants.