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Contesting a Will: summary judgment for the solicitor executor

On 14.8.14 Edward Murray sitting as a Deputy Judge of the Chancery Division handed down judgment in King v King, King & Mark Ellis  [2014] EWHC 2827 (Ch). The widow argued that the will was invalid on two grounds: (1) lack of knowledge and approval; and (2) that it had been procured by undue influence. Mark Ellis, who prepared the will and was an executor, successfully obtained summary ... [More]