Sharp v Hutchins [2015] EWHC 1240 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: September 2015 #152

In the matter of: RONALD HUBERT BUTCHER DECEASED

DANIEL BRYAN SHARP

V

EVELYN VALERIE HUTCHINS

Analysis

Mr Butcher was born on 4 October 1939. He lived alone in a bungalow at 42 Russell Road, Enfield, London. He had no surviving parents and no children. He was close to his only sibling, Yvonne Butcher, with whom he lived. She died in 2002. Mr Butcher died on 5 May 2013 aged 73. He left a net estate worth £482,295.00. He was in good physical and mental health at the time of his death.

Counsel details

Jennifer Seaman (Ground Floor, 3 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn, London, WC2A 3XL, tel 020 7242 4937, email clerks@3sb.law.co.uk) instructed by Ratcliffes, Sittingbourne (22 Park Road, Sittingbourne, ME10 1DR, tel 01795 858639 ) for the claimant.

Araba Taylor (3 Madingley Road, Cambridge, CB3 0EE, tel 01223 368761, email clerks@fennerschambers.com) instructed by Premier Solicitors, Bedford (Premier Solicitors, Premier House, Lurke Street, Bedford, MK40 3HU, tel 01234 35 80 80, email info@premiersolicitor.co.uk) for the defendant.

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