Journal Article

‘A Regrettable Blunder’: <i>Marley v Rawlings</i> [2011] EWHC 161 (Ch)

Alexander Learmonth

in Trusts & Trustees

Volume 17, issue 5, pages 432-437
Published in print June 2011 | ISSN: 1363-1780
Published online April 2011 | e-ISSN: 1752-2110 | DOI:
‘A Regrettable Blunder’: Marley v Rawlings [2011] EWHC 161 (Ch)

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This case raised an interesting (and, to an extent, novel) point of principle: could the power to rectify a will under section 20 of the Administration of Justice Act 1982 be used to cure a defect of execution of a will? Could such an error ever be categorized as a ‘clerical error’?

Journal Article.  3281 words. 

Subjects: Trusts Law

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