Scott v Allen [2019]; Smith, Binns & Clarke v Scott [2020]

Natasha Dzameh

27 February 2020

Natasha Dzameh successfully represented an administrator in joined trials in the High Court. The first concerned a claim by the administrator for an injunction, an account and other relief in relation to a property he alleged was the main asset in the Deceased’s estate. Natasha secured a £625,000 freezing injunction in the interim resulting in recovery of the main asset prior to trial. An order for an account was secured at trial despite the Defendant attempting to offset a six figure sum she claimed was owed to her.

The second trial was a claim by 3 individuals who would be residuary beneficiaries if a 1988 uncertified copy of a will was propounded for. The administrator contended that the presumption of revocation applied.

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