|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 108 (Apr)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 1024 (Ch)|
|Representation||Malcolm Bishop QC and Seth Cumming (instructed by Cramer Pelmont LLP) for the claimant.|
|Penelope Reed QC and Thomas Entwistle (instructed by Thrings LLP) for the trustees.|
|Judgment Dates:||20 April 2012|
Trust and trustee - Duty of trustee - Duty towards beneficiary - Self-dealing rule - Lease of trust property - Claimant inheriting estate including valuable paintings - Claimant and another, as then trustees, leasing estate to claimant - New trustees seeking to sell paintings - Claimant alleging paintings belonging to partnership under agreement entered into by claimant's father and grandfather - Whether lease falling within self-dealing rule - Whether paintings owned by partnership - Whether trustees entitled to have lease set aside.