Pharmacist loses second attempt at share of $2.5 million inheritance

A court has found that she is worth $5 million in her own right

A WA pharmacist, who claims she sold her pharmacy because her de facto husband promised she’d inherit his estate, has lost her second legal bid for a share of $2.5 million.

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Lola Levingston, whose assets are valued at $5 million, claimed her former partner had a moral duty to provide for her as she had looked after him for 12 years.

She met Ian Partridge, a former farmer and amusement ride provider, through her grown son.

Their friendship eventually blossomed into a relationship. For 10 years they spilt their time between their houses.