Ann Legg and Lynn Burton v Aaron Burton, Victoria Brooks and Michael Burton [2017] EWHC 2088 [2017] 4 WLR 186

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John Dickinson

15 August 2017

John Dickinson was successful in acting for the claimants in the two day trial heard on 2nd and 3rd August, with judgment being handed down by His Honour Judge Matthews on 11th August 2017 in the Chancery Division of the Bristol District Registry.

The claimants established a constructive trust under the doctrine of mutual wills under which the estate of their deceased mother was held for the claimants, rather than being held under her last Will for various of her grandchildren and others.