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Adam Stewart-Wallace writes on Morina v Scherbakova [2023] EWHC 3253 (Ch)

20th Feb 2024

Adam Stewart-Wallace has written a case note for LexisNexis on the recent case of Morina v Scherbakova [2023] EWHC 3253 (Ch), which addressed a range of issues concerning the identification of a testator’s domicile, the law applicable to the essential validity of wills, and the revocation of testamentary dispositions. The article can be read here.

Sidney Ross writes for STEP’s TQR

4th Jan 2022

Article: Freedom to disinherit Sidney Ross has written for STEP’s Trust Quarterly Review (TQR) on forced heirship rules and 1975 Act claims by adult children. The article examines inheritance claims by adult children, identifying factors which significantly influence outcomes and questioning whether there has been any change in judicial attitudes since Ilott v Mitson [2018] […]

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 [2011] 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 […]

Keith Plowman on Modern Clerking and Mental Health

6th Jan 2020

Our Senior Clerk, Keith Plowman has written a piece in the fivehundred magazine on the modern barristers’ clerk’s role in promoting good Mental Health in chambers. The article is available to read in full on Page 50 in the Dec 19/ Jan 20 issue.

Blue sky thinking – Keith Plowman reports on GDPR and cloud technology

15th Aug 2018

Keith Plowman, Senior Clerk at Ten Old Square, reports on cloud technology and the perils of not protecting data and documentation under the new GDPR, a law which affects all organisations. His article is published in the New Law Journal – click here to read the full report on page 20.

Sam Laughton discusses the recent case of Francia Properties Ltd v St James House Freehold Ltd

4th May 2018

Sam Laughton, property law barrister at Ten Old Square, discusses the recent Upper Tribunal’s decision in Francia Properties Ltd v St James House Freehold Ltd. Sam advises that although development value can plainly be of great importance in such cases, solicitors and valuers should remember that there is no point in adducing or referring to evidence […]

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