The Royal Society v Robinson and Others: ChD 17 Nov 2015

Claim to construe a Will or in the alternative to rectify it, or in the further alternative for it to be admitted to probate with certain words omitted.
Held: The court construed a reference to ‘the United Kingdom’ as including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man despite initially observing that: ‘There is no doubt that the technical meaning of ‘United Kingdom’ would not include Jersey and the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man.’

Nugee J
[2015] EWHC 3442 (Ch)
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedJump and Another v Lister and Another ChD 12-Aug-2016
Omnibus Survivorship Clauses
Wills for two people hade been drafted with survivorship clauses which provided for others according to the order in which they died, but in the event, having died together it had been impossible to say which died first. The parties disputed the . .

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Wills and Probate

Updated: 23 January 2022; Ref: scu.570007