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Boodle Hatfield’s reputation as one of London’s leading private wealth law firms remains, as the firm upholds its band one status in the 2021 High Net Worth (HNW) guide and is recognised in the top ranking of the newly introduced Family Offices & Funds Structuring category.
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Further investment and expansion in the firm’s Private Client & Tax practice.
This is often a difficult question to answer, first, for trustees and secondly for the Court.
In Pitt v Holt, Futter v Futter  UKSC 26, the Supreme Court significantly curtailed the hitherto wide application of what had become known as the Rule in Hastings-Bass and also set out authoritively the circumstances in which the Court may grant relief (in terms of rescission) for mistake in relation to a non-contractual voluntary disposition.
When a settlement is in need of funds, it may be tempting for the trustees to ask the settlor to provide additional cash by way of loan.
In Fielden -v- Christie-Miller and others  EWHC 87 (Ch), trustees sought to have a claim brought against them based on proprietary estoppel struck out on the grounds that the statement of case disclosed no reasonable cause for bringing the claim pursuant to CPR 3.4 (2)(a) and, secondly, summary judgment because the claimant (in fact back part 20 claimant) had no real prospect of succeeding in the claim and there was no other compelling reason why the case should be disposed of at trial pursuant to CPR 24.2.
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