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Family at war – but which war?

On 17 July 2016 the Sunday Star Times reported about a family at war over a mansion with an opening quote that read “Lawyers say the judiciary are increasingly overturning wills in family disputes.” The dispute ended up in the High Court, firstly regarding an application for the removal of the trustees and secondly a … Continue reading

Directors pinged trustees “safe”

However, as the directors and trustees are one and the same,¬†perhaps a difficult pill to swallow nevertheless.¬† The case of Owens v Shaw is a little hard to make sense of given that the trustees of a trading trust, also traded through a company (on behalf of the trust) on account of one supplier who … Continue reading