MALCOLM LASSMAN (Executor of the Estate of Gerald Wilson)
The claimant sought an order pronouncing against the will of his late father Gerald Wilson (the ‘deceased’) dated 9 October 2010, and revoking the grant of probate obtained by the defendant, as executor and sole beneficiary. The claimant contended that the will was not validly executed in compliance with s9 of the Wills Act 1837 (the ‘1837 Act’).
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Counsel Gavin Hamilton (3 Paper Buildings, Temple, London, EC4Y 7EU, tel 020 7583 8055) instructed by BPS Law LLP (Cardinal House, 20 St Mary’s Parsonage, Manchester, M3 2LY, tel 0161 834 2623) for the claimant. Julian Reed (3 Pump Court, Temple, London EC4Y 7AJ, tel 020 7353 0711, e-mail email@example.com) instructed by Woodgrange Solicitors LLP (46 Woodgrange Road, London E7 0QH, tel 020 8534 2400, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org) for the defendant.
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