Recent Cases

Small v Phillips (No 2) [2019] NSWCA 268 (04 November 2019) (Brereton JA; McCallum JA; Emmett AJA)


SUCCESSION – Whether the Court should make an order under the Succession Act 2006 (NSW) for a statutory will to be made on behalf of the fourth respondent – Whether a will in accordance with the Summary Reasons is, or is reasonably likely to be, a will that would have been made by the fourth respondent if she had testamentary capacity – Whether it is appropriate for an order authorising such a will to be made – Whether the standard of review is met for the Court to re-exercise the jurisdiction conferred by s 18 of the Succession Act 2006 (NSW)