Practice Notes: Wills, Trusts & Probate

Landmark Inheritance Act judgment paves the way for claimants to recover success fees

'Controversial' judgment has far reaching implications for claimants and practitioners

19 Oct 2021

CILEx grants first ABS licence

Becoming an ABS with CILEx Regulation will expand the scope of the company's work

06 Oct 2021

Coroners' court: professional guidelines issued

The guidance follows concerns regarding practice standards

13 Sep 2021

Law Society urges practitioners to complete survey on proposed probate fees hike

The Law Society's survey closes at the end of August, ahead of the closure of the MOJ's consultation in September

16 Aug 2021

Donor beware: Section 10 is not your friend

Howard Epstein sheds light on the risk of power of attorney property fraud

02 Aug 2021

Probate fees: proposed rise ‘unjustifiable’ says Law Society

Proposed 'alignment' of costs would mean £118 price hike for professional service users

09 Jul 2021

Eade v Hogg: a salutary lesson to all private client lawyers

Reflecting on a recent case, Matthew Duncan reminds us of the paramount importance of accurately recording instructions

25 Jun 2021

It's good to talk: financial planning and wills

Following a recent report, Matthew Duncan reflects on how the British reserve may be impacting the probate process

07 May 2021

Repetition of a disturbing theme

What did a psychiatrist’s expert report and Ravel’s Boléro have in common? Denzil Lush recalls a difficult case involving capacity

04 Mar 2021

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