Vucicevic v Aleksic Neutral citation: [2017] EWHC 2335 (Ch)

WTLR Issue: Winter 2018

1. GORAN VUCICEVIC

2. STEPHEN ANTHONY RICHARDS BOND

V

1. STANKO ALEKSIC

2. VLADIKA AMILOFIJE

3. THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (MONTENEGRO BRANCH)

4. THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH (HEAD OFFICE IN SERBIA)

5. THE SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH SVETI SAVA (LONDON)

6. VLADAN ALEKSIC

7. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Analysis

The claim was a claim dated 5 September 2016 by the claimants as personal representatives of the late Mr Veliko Aleksic (the deceased), who died on 24 October 2014, for construction of parts of the deceased’s last will. He acquired a house in London in 1960 and a house in Cardiff in 1971. 


Counsel details

Counsel
Robert Sheridan (Colleton Chambers, Colleton Crescent, Exeter EX2 4DG, tel 01392 274898, e-mail clerks@colletonchambers.co.uk), instructed by Alletsons (8 Castle Street, Bridgwater TA6 3DB, tel 01278 456621, e-mail office@alletsons.co.uk) for the claimants.

Julia Beer (Selborne Chambers, 10 Essex Street, London WC2R 3AA, tel 020 7420 9500, e-mail clerks@selbornechambers.co.uk), instructed by direct access for the fifth defendant.

The remaining defendants did not attend and were not represented.

Cases referenced

Cases in bold have further reading - click to view.

  • Casdagli v Casdagli [1918] P 89
  • Comiskey v Bowring-Hanbury [1905] AC 84
  • Edgeworth v Edgeworth (1869) LR 4 HL 35
  • Forth v Chapman (1720) 1 P Wms 663
  • Lowe v Thomas (1854) 5 De G, M & G 315
  • Paul v Constance [1977] 1 WLR 527
  • Perrin v Morgan [1943] AC 399
  • Re Adkins (1908) 98 LT 667
  • Re Barnes’ WT [1972] 1 WLR 587
  • Re Cadogan (1883) 25 Ch D 154
  • Re Itter’s Goods [1950] P 130
  • Re Mellor [1929] 1 Ch 446
  • Re Taylor [1923] 1 Ch 99
  • Re Williams [1897] 2 Ch 12
  • Shelmer’s case (1725) Gilb 200

Legislation referenced

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