Executor of will asking beneficiary to pay legal costs

Dear all

i have a client who is a beneficiary under the will. THE executor is stating that there is no funds left in the estate and that the cost involved in transferring a property into her name (as per the will of the deceased) will be on the beneficiary.

I know that this is wrong but i was wondering if someone could provide me an authority or case law confirming this.


Awais Mahmood

Is not the cost of transferring property of a specific gift (post assent) not that of the legatee?
[Re Grosvenor {1916]]

Malcolm Finney