Adam Stewart-Wallace considers want of knowledge and approval
6th Apr 2020
The exact circumstances under which a claim for want of knowledge and approval will be successful are hard to pin down. In Gill v Woodall  Ch 380, Lord Neuberger MR stated at para. 22 that a court should
“consider all the relevant evidence available and then, drawing such inferences as it can from the totality of the material, it has to come to a conclusion whether or not those propounding the will have discharged the burden of establishing that the testatrix knew and approved the contents of the document which is put forward as a valid testamentary disposition.”
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Adam Stewart-Wallace Call 2018