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Private Client weekly highlights—1 April 2021

Published on: 01 April 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—1 April 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 29 March 2021
  • Probate
  • Law Society reports on HMCTS Probate service delays
  • Trusts
  • Pass it on: Breach of duty, transferred loss and standing to sue (Allianz Global v Barclays Bank)
  • Trusts—use of section 32 of the Trustee Act 1925 (Womble Bond Dickinson Trust Company v Glenn)
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) Allianz Global v Barclays Bank, which concerned breach of duty, transferred loss and standing to sue, including the standing of beneficiaries under a trust arrangement; (2) Womble Bond Dickinson Trust Company v GlennTrusts about the use of section 32 of the Trustee Act 1925 to benefit initial absolute beneficiaries; (3) Ware v Ware, in which rectification was granted where there had been a mistake as to the legal, and not just fiscal, consequences of changes to a trust; (4) Mundil-Williams v Williams, in which a Will drafting error gave rise to a dispute over knowledge and approval; (5) The Court of Protection’s introduction of e-filing for deprivation of liberty cases; (6) The Stingray Trust, which concerned the interpretation of the Cayman Islands’ firewall provisions in the Trusts Act (2021 Revision), and (7) Erlam v Edmonds Marshall McMahon, which held that a solicitors’ retainer must expressly provide for interim statute bills. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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