The Royal Society v Robinson & ors [2015] EWHC 3442 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: March 2017 #167

THE ROYAL SOCIETY

V

ZOE RUTH ROBINSON & ors

Analysis

This was a claim to construe a will or, in the alternative to rectify it. Mr Michael Crowley-Milling (the deceased) died on 24 December 2012. His wife had pre-deceased him and he was survived by one niece, Mrs Lorna Joy Robinson and the children of his other niece (who had predeceased him) James Masterman and Rebecca Masterman (the next of kin). The deceased was a distinguished scientist and had decided to leave the bulk of his estate to the Royal Society.

Counsel details

Mr R Wilson, of counsel, (Serle Court, 6 New Square, Lincoln’s Inn, London WC2A 3QS, tel 020 7242 6105, e-mail clerks@serlecourt.co.uk) appeared on behalf of the claimant.
The defendants were not present and were not represented.

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