Desmond Cheyne

A good result for Desmond Cheyne

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Westwater’s Desmond Cheyne represented the successful respondent in Thompson v Hopkinson. The case concerned an attempt to set aside a Will. The deceased left property to a care worker who looked after him from 2012 until his death in 2018. The deceased’s brother challenged the Will, seeking reduction. The sheriff granted absolvitor and the brother appealed. Sheriff Principal A Y Anwar refused the appeal. Her decision can be found here (https://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/docs/default-source/cos-general-docs/pdf-docs-for-opinions/2021-sac-(civ)-014.pdf?sfvrsn=0 )