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Conflict of laws, interpretation of Wills, testamentary trusts (Clarke-Sullivan v Clarke-Sullivan)

Conflict of laws, interpretation of Wills, testamentary trusts (Clarke-Sullivan v Clarke-Sullivan)
Published on: 18 January 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
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Private Client analysis: The court addressed issues of (i) the use of section 48 of the Administration of Justice Act 1985 (AJA 1985), (ii) applicable law to the interpretation of a Will executed by a foreign domicile where the estate included immoveable property in England, (iii) the effect of a disposition in a Will to the trustees of a trust that had previously been declared to have been wound up. Written by David Brounger, barrister, at Field Court Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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