Trust and wealth disputes update

29 July 2014

Our latest trust and wealth disputes update is available by clicking here. Topics include:

  • Proprietary estoppel: "Cinderella" granted interest in family farm;
  • Equitable tracing: the end of a 50 year dispute over a Cornish seaside hotel;
  • Holiday pay: executrix successfully claimed statutory payment in lieu;
  • Testamentary capacity: a test of understanding, not memory;
  • Offshore tax evasion: HMRC to consult on the introduction strict liability office;
  • Rectification: permitted when effect of draft trust deed not explained to settlors; and
  • Costs in trusts litigation: estate beneficiary ordered to pay costs on an indemnity basis.

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