15th Sep 2011
Before: HHJ David Cooke Citation:  EWHC 2363 (Ch) This claim concerns that most elusive of assets, partnership goodwill. The first defendant is (or strictly speaking was, since its business has now been incorporated) a well-known firm of chartered accountants. I will refer to it as “Bentley Jennison” or “the firm”. The claimant Mr Castledine […]
1st Jan 2011
Before: Lord Justice ward, Lady Justice Arden and Lord Justice Moore-Bick Citation:  EWCA Civ 802 A decision by the Court of Appeal regarding a costs order following a trial of a mutual Wills claim. Richard Dew (instructed by W.F. Smith & Co) for the respondents. Click here to read more.
14th Jan 2010
Before: Mr Justice Vos Citation:  EWHC 30 (Ch),  2 P & CR 19,  2 P & CR DG4 Contracts, landlord and tenant, real property, certainty, contract terms, leases, mistake, parol evidence, sale of property, specific performance, void contracts, absence of plans and service charge percentage in draft lease, correction of errors by […]
1st Jan 2010
Citation:  Bda LR 26,  WTLR 735 Sup Ct of Bermuda, appeared as amicus curiae to argue that a trust was not invalid as an illusory trust.
1st Jan 2010
Citation:  WTLR 413 Removal of executors; jurisdiction.