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  • Elliott v Hattens Solicitors (a firm) [2021] EWCA Civ 720

    In Elliott v Hattens Solicitors (a firm) [2021] EWCA Civ 720 the court considered the preliminary issue at trial of the question of whether or not the claim brought by Mrs Elliott (‘the Respondent’), against her solicitors, Hatten Solicitors (‘the Appellant’), was outside the limiation period for bringing a claim. The answer would depend upon […]

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  • Reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance(Provision for Family and Dependants)Act 1975

    Miles & Shearer v Shearer [2021] EWHC 1000 (Ch) is a claim that was brought against the estate of Anthony Presley Shearer by his two adult daughters Juliet and Lauretta. At the time of the action Juliet was 40 years old and Lauretta 39 years old. The claimants brought an action against the estate seeking […]

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  • Deliberate Concealment: Section 32(1)(b) Limitation Act 1980

    In Canada Square Operations Ltd v Potter [2021] EWCA Civ 339 an Appeal was heard from the Defendants in the Court of Appeal, before Sir Julian Flaux, Lord Justice Males, and Lady Justice Rose DBE, which involved the court considering the meaning of ‘deliberate concealment’ as set out in 32(1)(b) of the Limitation Act 1980 […]

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