Quistclose call

Posted on 07 July 2015 by Peter Steen. Source: STEP Journal

Peter Steen forecasts winds of change in the world of Quistclose trusts. 

In the June issue of the STEP Journal, John Harper wrote an interesting article about the genesis of the Quistclose trust. The concept of the Quistclose trust has recently been considered, albeit in passing and in a specific context, by the Supreme Court in Wyatt v Vince, a case concerning whether a wife was permitted to bring a claim for financial provision from her former husband, a green energy mogul, 27 years after their separation and 19 years after their divorce.

View the PDF from STEP journal here.