Go to jail: Committal of lay executor for breaching court orders relating to the administration of an estate
We’ve all come across the ostrich-like lay executor whose head is firmly buried in the sand. Well, this time, the court took dramatic action and committed the defendant executor to prison for breaching court orders in relation to an estate administration.
Review of Code of Fundraising Practice: public call for information
The Fundraising Regulator is conducting a review of the Code of Fundraising Practice. It has called for feedback from those with relevant experience as to how the Code can be improved so that it remains up to date and is clear and accessible.
The review will take place through 2022-24 and donors, charitable institutions, legal experts, as well as fundraising platforms, professionals and representative bodies, and many others, are all encouraged to participate.
“One day my son, all this will be yours” Fashioning a Remedy in Proprietary Estoppel – the Supreme Court decision in Guest v Guest
In this article we provide a short summary of the Supreme Court’s 108-page judgment dealing with the appropriate remedy for Andrew Guest’s proprietary estoppel claim which was handed down on 22 October 2022. We hope that the Court’s clear statement rejecting a detriment-based remedy should make it easier to advise clients accurately as to the value of a claim.
This publication is a general summary of the law. It should not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances.
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