Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 01 (May)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWHC 909 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Rimer J

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  Daniel Hochberg (instructed by Reynolds Porter Chamberlain) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 28 April 2006


Administration of estates - Order of application of assets - Judgment debt - Firm admitting liability in negligently preparing and executing will - Estate ordered to pay costs of claimant's proceedings - Estate seeking recovery of moneys from firm to enable discharge of creditors - Whether claimant entitled to moneys as testatrix's personal representative.

The Case

Taking into account all of the claimant's heads of claim, he succeeded in establishing that several items had to be brought into account in calculating damages payable under the Court of Appeal's order.

Practice Areas

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