Guaranteed adjournment due to Covid-19? Think again…
Many litigants and court users will be assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on forthcoming hearings and trials.
Edward Meuli discusses the decision of Re One Blackfriars Ltd  EWHC 845 (Ch), where the Court refused an application to adjourn a trial on account of COVID-19, and explores the factors likely to be involved in such applications.
A tale of two cities
Perdoni v Curati reinforces to practitioners the importance of establishing domicile, advises Nigel Thomas.
Source: Private Client Advisor
Rosanna Foskett examines the recent judgment in Hart and Samways v Burbidge, which illustrates how the courts will apply the principle of presumed undue influence, even where such influence was not intentional
Source: The Law Society: PS
Counting the Cost
The Court of Appeal case of Thomas v Jeffery reminds practitioners that even late disclosure does not fetter a judge's discretion on costs. Laurie Scher reports
Source: Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal
Beneficiaries’ information rights
This article examines, from an English standpoint and by reference to Rosewood v Schmidt and Breakspear v Ackland, the court’s discretion to intervene in the administration of a trust to order disclosure of information to beneficiaries.
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Source: Trusts & Trustees
Nigel Thomas has had his article "After Etridge" published in Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Journal (2014)
Source: Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Journal (2014) No 154 March