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WILLS: Flexible interpretation

16 June 2017  

Fiona Campbell-White and Henrietta Watson discuss the current approach of the courts to the construction and rectification of wills

The recent case of Slattery & Jagger v Jagger [2015] and subsequent cases reveals the court’s current approach to the construction and rectification of wills.

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Bell v Georgiou [2002] WTLR 1105

    Brooke & ors v Purton & ors [2014] WTLR 745

    Jump & anr v Lister & anr [2017] WTLR 61

    Marley v Rawlings [2014] WTLR 1511

    Reading & anr v Reading & ors [2015] WTLR 1245

    The Royal Society v Robinson [2015] EWHC 3442 (Ch)

    Re Segelman [1996] Ch 171

    Slattery & Jagger v Jagger & ors [2015] EWHC 3976 (Ch)