Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 26 (Sep)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 1843 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division
Judge:

David Kitchin QC sitting as a deputy judge of the High Court

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  Patrick Routley (instructed by Dean Wilson Laing, Brighton and Hove) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 6 September 2002

Catchwords

Practice - Summary judgment - Entitlement to summary judgment - Claimant seeking revocation of grant of letters of administration on ground defendant destroying will - Defendant obtained summary judgment against claimant - Whether master in error.

The Case

On an appeal against summary judgment against the claimant the court held the master had been fully entitled to come to the conclusion that he had as to the prospects of the claimant succeeding at trial.

Practice Areas

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