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Lewis (as Executrix of the Estate of Blackwell, deceased) v Warner; Warner v Lewis (as Executrix of the Estate of Blackwell, deceased) [2017] EWCA Civ 2182
Date:3 JAN 2018
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(Court of Appeal, Sir Geoffrey Vos C, McCombe and Asplin LJJ, 19 December 2017)

Inheritance – Reasonable provision – Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 – Transfer of property to long-term partner - Appeal

The decision to transfer the property to the deceased’s long-term partner was upheld on appeal.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWCA Civ 2182


Case No: A3/2016/3090
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
CHANCERY DIVISION
MR JUSTICE NEWEY
Case Nos: B00GL077 & B00GL0107

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Date: 19 December 2017

Before:

SIR GEOFFREY VOS, THE CHANCELLOR OF THE HIGH COURT
LORD JUSTICE McCOMBE and
LADY JUSTICE ASPLIN


B E T W E E N
In claim number B00GL077

LYNN LEWIS
(as Executrix of the Estate of Audrey Blackwell, deceased)
Claimant / Appellant

and

THOMAS STANLEY WARNER
Defendant / Respondent

and
B E T W E E N

In claim number B00GL0107

THOMAS STANLEY WARNER
Claimant / Respondent

and

LYNN LEWIS
(as Executrix of the Estate of Audrey Blackwell, deceased)
Defendant / Appellant

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Mr Roger Evans (instructed by Moore Brown & Dixon LLP) appeared for Mr Warner
Mr Bernard Weatherill QC (instructed by Tierney & Co) appeared for Mrs Lewis

Hearing date: 7th December 2017

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Judgment Approved



Judgment: 
Lewis v Warner [2017] EWCA Civ 2182.pdf
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