A clause exonerating trustees from responsibility for breaches of duty will be construed strictly against them.
Ind Summary 03-Jul-1995
England and Wales
At first Instance – Armitage v Nurse SCCO 11-Apr-2000
review of counsel’s fees in a legal aid only case . .
Appeal from – Armitage v Nurse; etc CA 19-Mar-1997
A clause in a trust deed may validly excuse trustees from personal liability for even gross negligence. The trustee was exempted from liability for loss or damage ‘unless such loss or damage shall be caused by his own actual fraud’.
Held: The . .
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Updated: 24 August 2021; Ref: scu.77868