Practice Notes: Wills, Trusts & Probate

Examining Hirachand v Hirachand [2021] EWCA Civ 1498

Andrew Wilkinson discusses whether this recent CoA ruling could lead to further litigation

03 Jan 2022

Protecting the vulnerable: Presumption of undue influence in testamentary contexts

Emily Bueno considers the protections in place for testators

05 Nov 2021

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

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