A recent English court case considered some of the common issues which occur both north and south of the Border when challenging the validity of a Will. The case in question was ultimately unsuccessful, which reflects the difficulty involved in overturning an otherwise valid Will.
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A recent court case highlighted the importance when setting up a trust of deciding who the trustees should be, the number of trustees and your wishes as to how the funds should be distributed.
A recent court case in England, in which a surviving cohabitee challenged a pension scheme's decision not to recognise her right to benefits on her partner's death, has important implication for people throughout the United Kingdom.
The latest Scottish court decision on a challenge to an adjudication award somewhat predictably saw the court enforcing the adjudicator's award. It is likely that future enforcement actions will be concluded in a much shorter timeframe than this one was.
The Inner House of the Court of Session has reversed a decision which allowed a retail park owner to rely on a collateral warranty to sue a contractor for the construction of an allegedly defective car park more than nine years after it was completed.