Henrietta Mason is a senior associate with Penningtons Manches’ contentious private client team.
A public consultation by the Law Commission is a welcome step towards updating our will-making laws to keep them fit for purpose in the 21st century, says Henrietta Mason. She reflects on two key areas of the consultation: formality and testamentary capacity
Henrietta Mason comments on the long-awaited Supreme Court decision on whether a will failed to make reasonable provision for the deceased’s daughter and the grounds upon which a claim for provision can be brought.
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