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James MacDougald considers the recent decision of Payne v Payne [2018]

6th Jun 2018

James MacDougald considers the recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Payne v Payne [2018] EWCA Civ 985, which reviewed the formal requirements for attestation of wills and the evidential rules in probate claims. To read the published article click here: https://www.lawskills.co.uk/articles/2018/06/what-forms-of-attestation-are-accepted-in-court/        

Shergill & Ors v Khaira & Ors

3rd May 2017

Before: His Honour Judge Purle QC (Sitting as a Judge of the High Court) Citation: [2017] EWHC 769 (Ch) Francis Barlow QC and James MacDougald (instructed by Addlestone Keene LLP ) appeared successfully on behalf of the Claimants. Read the judgment here.

Dawson-Damer v Taylor Wessing LLP

22nd Feb 2017

Before: Lady Justice Arden, Lord Justice David Richards and Lord Justice Irwin Citation: [2017] EWCA Civ 74, [2015] EWHC 2366 This is an application under section 7(9) of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the 1998 Act”). The claimants are Ashley Judith Dawson-Damer (“Ashley”), and her children Piers Dawson-Damer (“Piers”) and Adelicia Dawson-Damer (“Adelicia”). The application is […]

Bathurst v Bathurst

9th Nov 2016

Before: Master Matthews Citation: Bathurst & Anor v Bathurst & Ors (Rev 1) [2016] EWHC 3033 (Ch) Francis Barlow QC and James MacDougald (instructed by Harcus Sinclair LLP) for the Claimants. Richard Dew (instructed by Harcus Sinclair LLP) for the 10th and 11th Defendants. Susannah Meadway (instructed by Harcus Sinclair LLP) for the 12th to […]

Davidson v Seelig

15th Mar 2016

Before: Mr Justice Henderson Citation: [2016] EWHC 549: Protector’s powers and court’s trust jurisdiction. Mr Simon Taube QC and Mr James MacDougald (instructed by Wiggin Osborne Fullerlove) for the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Defendants. Click here to read more.

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