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Application of the beneficiary lens

Re Darlow (in the Estate of Janette Diana Moleta) relates to an originating application for directions pursuant to s 133 of the Trusts Act 2019. The applicant Mr Darlow is the executor of the estate of Janette Moleta (the Estate). He seeks a direction that “… following the conclusion of an appropriate advertising campaign, he … Continue reading

Friendship and support

Mr Friend met Mrs Latika Sen in 2011 outside a diary. Mr Friend and Mrs Sen became friends and her family provided Mr Friend with friendship and support. Mr Friend had some ill-health and in 2013 he scored 23/30 on a mental state assessment, equating to mild dementia. Mr Friend was discharged from hospital to … Continue reading

Blessing to Benjamin

The background to FFP Trustee (NZ) Limited v Peng is complicated. There are two applications before the courts, on relating to a restructuring proposal and the other relating to forfeiture of certain trust assets and directions regarding service. By way of background: TFFP sought leave to commence the current application by way of originating application. … Continue reading