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Refining the power to disinherit: Ilott v The Blue Cross and others [2017] UKSC 17

Max Lewis of 29 Bedford Row summarises the main points of the Supreme Court's judgment

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Article, published: 16/03/2017


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  • Appeal against the decision of the Court of Appeal which held that the DJ had made 2 errors when awarding the Claimant just £50,000 after the Claimant's estranged mother left her estate to various charities, making no provision for her daughter. The Court of Appeal re-evaluated the claim for itself, and awarded the Claimant £143,000 to buy the home she lived in. The Supreme Court has overturned the Court of Appeal decision and the DJ's order has been restored. Judgment, 15/03/2017, free

Published: 16/03/2017


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