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Penelope Reed QC

Penelope Reed QC

Penelope Reed QC is a barrister at 5 Stone Buildings, Lincoln’s Inn. She is co-author of Risk and Negligence in Wills, Estates and Trusts, published by the Oxford University Press

Recent stories

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    The final chapter

    8 August 2017

    The Court of Appeal’s decision to increase the inheritance awarded to the claimant in Ilott v Mitson has been overturned by the Supreme Court. Penelope Reed QC and Hugh Cumber, who acted for the defendant charities, assess the judgment’s implications for testators

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    At a loss

    11 September 2014Updated: 1 October 2014

    Penelope Reed provides a practical guide to the mitigation of loss in private client negligence claims, with reference to recent high-profile cases including Marley v Rawlings and Pitt v Holt