A Matter of Public Interest: Should Royal Wills Be in the Public Domain?

  • Michael L. Nash


Although issues still remain to be tried and settled, it is appropriate to take stock of what has been raised in the extraordinary case of Robert Andrew Brown v. The Executors of the estate of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (First Defendant) The Executors of the estate of HRH Princess Margaret (Second Defendant) and HM Attorney-General (Third Defendant).1 This case was heard before the Lord Chief Justice and Thorpe & Dyson, LJJ, in the Court of Appeal on 21st January 2008. Judgement was handed down on 8th February 2008.


Public Interest Royal Family Proper Basis Practice Direction Locus Standi 
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  • Michael L. Nash
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  1. 1.University of East AngliaNorwichUK

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