Video: Valid or invalid: The debate over defective administration appointments continues

Our speakers consider the decisions in JCAM Commercial Real Estate Property XV Ltd v Davis Haulage Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 276, Re Tokenhouse VB Ltd [2020] EWHC 3171 (Ch) and Re Seabrook Road Ltd [2021] EWHC 436 (Ch). They will continue the debate around the effectiveness of defective administration appointments, expressing their own views as to the correctness – or otherwise – of those decisions.

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In this case law update video, Kate Selway QC is in conversation with Edward Hicks, who acted as junior counsel for the successful respondent before Mrs Justice Falk in Clitheroe v Bond [2021] EWHC 1102 (Ch), on appeal from the decision of Deputy Master Linwood at trial pronouncing against two wills of the deceased for want of testamentary capacity ([2020] EWHC 1185 (Ch)). The appeal considered, among other things, whether the test for capacity in Banks v Goodfellow had been replaced by the test for capacity in the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

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Re Regis UK Limited [2021] EWHC 1294 (Ch)

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