Archive | December, 2015

Deathbed gifts (donatio mortis causa) – are they valid without a will or not?

The Court of Appeal in King v Chiltern Dog Rescue and Redwings Horse Sanctuary have reviewed the law in relation to these gifts. Lord Justice Jackson reiterated the fact that there are three requirements that constitute a valid donation mortis causa, namely: That the donor contemplates his or her impending death; and That the donor […]

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Privacy case – Weller v Associated Newspapers Limited

The musician Paul Weller brought a claim on behalf of three of his children in respect of photographs published by Associated Newspapers Limited (“ANL”) on its MailOnline website in October 2012. The photographs, which were taken by an unnamed photographer in Santa Monica, California, were of Paul Weller and the Claimants out shopping and some of the photographs showed […]

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