Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 372 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1077
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Auld, Walker and Arden LJJ

Representation Michael Green (instructed by Harris Cartwright) for the claimant.
  Edward Bannister QC and Nigel Gerald (instructed by Collyer Bristow) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 July 2002

Catchwords

Trust and trustee - Breach of trust - Default by trustee - Deceased dying intestate - Claimant being a beneficiary under estate - Letters of administration appointing solicitor as administrator of estate - Claimant commencing proceedings alleging value of estate diminished as consequence of solicitor's breaches of duty - Whether solicitor in breach of duty.

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