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Private Client weekly highlights—19 December 2019

Published on: 19 December 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—19 December 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Queen’s Speech 2019
  • Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—what does the general election result mean for Brexit?
  • Brexit negotiations round two—‘key issues’ still to be worked out
  • As UK backs Johnson to ‘get Brexit done’, familiar EU hurdles loom
  • Contentious trusts and estates
  • A Beddoe application in respect of a banking litigation action on behalf of the estate
  • Court of Appeal rules on scope of trustee’s indemnity in respect of costs
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Private Client weekly highlights includes: (1) Re estate of Z (deceased) which concerned a Beddoe application by executors in respect of a banking litigation action; (2) A High Court decision that NHS Foundation Trusts are not established for wholly charitable purposes; (3) Barnaby v Johnson in which the court held that an elderly mother did have testamentary capacity to leave her daughter a nominal legacy; (4) The Government Equalities Office newly—published table that sets out the similarities and differences between marriage and civil partnership in England and Wales, and (5) The implications of Article 71 of the draft EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement for data protection practitioners. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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