A ‘loyal and respectful’ son was unnoticed of his tycoon father’s £100m will, regardless of providing him one in every of his personal lungs to save lots of his life.

Invoice Reeves, 47, was left virtually nothing when his property tycoon father Kevin rewrote his will to depart nearly all of his huge fortune to his sister.

Former hairdresser daughter Louise, 35, was left to inherit her father’s Rolls Royce and property price as much as £80m, whereas Invoice received solely a clutch of non-public results price about £200,000.

She claims their father wished her to inherit the fortune as he noticed her because the inheritor to his enterprise empire.

However Invoice is now difficult the desire on the Excessive Courtroom, accusing Louise – who he says ‘likes cash and flash issues’ – of bullying their father to get her arms on most of his wealth.

He claims he had all the time had a great relationship along with his father and that they have been so shut he had really supplied to donate a lung to Kevin, who had continual obstructive pulmonary illness.

Earlier, Mr Justice Michael Inexperienced heard that Kevin had, from humble beginnings, created an enormous private fortune via a Southampton property empire now price as much as £100m.

Louise is locked i n a High Court row with her brother Bill (pictured), who claims she bullied their ailing father into changing his will and leaving her the vast majority of his riches

Louise is locked i n a Excessive Courtroom row together with her brother Invoice (pictured), who claims she bullied their ailing father into altering his will and leaving her the overwhelming majority of his riches

Louise Reeves (pictured), who could get £80m under her father's will, has been accused of 'coercing' Kevin Reeves into leaving her most of his fortune as she is allegedly 'materialistic'

Louise Reeves (pictured), who might get £80m below her father’s will, has been accused of ‘coercing’ Kevin Reeves into leaving her most of his fortune as she is allegedly ‘materialistic’

He had been left as an orphan to a convent as a baby and left college at 12, however via his ‘ingenuity and onerous work’, made himself wealthy.

He had 4 youngsters – Invoice and Louise, estranged elder son Mark, and Lisa Murray, who didn’t know her dad till she was in her 20s.

Kevin, who died aged 71 in 2019, had beforehand meant to separate the majority of his property equally between Invoice, Louise and Lisa, however in 2014 rewrote his will to virtually completely depart Invoice out.

Beneath the brand new will, Invoice received private possessions price about £200,000, however the remainder of the £100m fortune went to his daughters, with Louise getting £80m and Lisa £20m.

However the will is now below problem in court docket, with Invoice claiming Louise ‘coerced’ their dad into making it as a result of she ‘likes cash and energy’ – disparaging Invoice to get Kevin to chop him out.

Nevertheless, Invoice’s barrister Constance McDonnell QC insisted that the transfer made no sense as Kevin had been pleased with his son, who had turned a £20,000 funding into his personal property and enterprise empire, price £20m.

They’d been so shut that Invoice had moved into an annexe subsequent to Invoice’s £2.5m house within the New Forest, whereas Invoice had supplied him a lung when he was declining with COPD.

‘Kevin’s affinity with Invoice manifested itself in a choice in 2011 to maneuver into the annexe instantly adjoining Invoice’s house, the place Kevin lived till his dying,’ she stated.

Property tycoon Mr Reeves (pictured) had four children but left 80 per cent of his £100million fortune to his youngest daughter, Louise, 35, when he died aged 71 in 2019, the court heard

Property tycoon Mr Reeves (pictured) had 4 youngsters however left 80 per cent of his £100million fortune to his youngest daughter, Louise, 35, when he died aged 71 in 2019, the court docket heard

‘Kevin’s relationship with Invoice continued to be very shut; they noticed one another not less than each few days – and normally extra steadily – and went on vacation collectively to California and Las Vegas inside a number of weeks of the date of signing the 2014 will.

‘The closeness between them is additional illustrated by the truth that Invoice was ready to donate one in every of his lungs to Kevin and to fund the mandatory surgical procedure.’

Ms McDonnell – who claims Louise exercised ‘undue affect’ over Kevin – stated nothing had occurred to make Kevin change his thoughts and scale back his son’s inheritance from as a lot as £26.6m to solely £200,000.

‘Kevin and Invoice had not fallen out about land and offers, and the suggestion that Invoice didn’t raise a finger for Kevin was clearly unfaithful,’ she argued.

‘Invoice had at his personal value constructed the annexe at his house for Kevin’s use and to Kevin’s specification, funded its outgoings, insured his father’s automobiles together with a useful Bentley which Invoice had given to Kevin, and was a loyal and respectful son to him.

‘Such a change was startling within the context of Kevin’s household and relationships, and people who knew him effectively aver of their proof that the provisions of the 2014 will are fully out of character and inexplicable.’

She stated Kevin had been unwell on the time he was ‘coerced’ into making the 2014 will, affected by COPD and discovering it tough to stroll up inclines or stairs.

However for Louise – who earlier denied coercing her dad or being money-oriented – Thomas Dumont QC denied that Kevin had been so sick that he was susceptible to the affect of his daughter.

‘That Kevin was not in good well being just isn’t in dispute, and that a lot could be gleaned from his medical information,’ he stated.

‘Nevertheless, there isn’t a medical materials linking any of Kevin’s bodily well being points to his psychological wellbeing or any suggestion of vulnerability to affect.

‘And he was wholesome sufficient to take Louise on the again of his quad bike, as an illustration to see his horses, and even to trip on horseback himself, across the time he made the 2014 will.’

Kevin was a ‘powerful’ man who was not able to being influenced into doing something he didn’t wish to do, he advised the court docket.

And he had had 5 years after making the 2014 will during which he might have modified it if it was the product of Louise’s bullying and towards his needs.

He continued: ‘There isn’t a undue affect. As a substitute there’s a sense of grievance felt by Invoice, and people he has gathered round him, that they haven’t obtained the inheritance they really feel they’re so deserving of.’

Invoice’s problem to the 2014 will is being supported by Ryan McKinnon, 24, a son of Kevin’s estranged son Mark who would inherit a share of his grandfather’s property price as much as £10m if the 2014 will is dominated invalid.

Lisa Murray – who would inherit as a lot as £26.6m below the 2012 will, however as much as £20m below the disputed will – is however supporting her sister Louise in court docket.

The trial continues.