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Leading commentators Lesley King and Roman Kubiak analyse the most important cases, legislation and practice updates and provides a concise summary of the issues in practice

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A stealthy new year: probate feesSubscription

16 January 2019By

Lesley King comments on recent developments in the private client sector, such as the controversial increase in probate fees and new wording for grant applications.

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Undue influence: what is sufficient legal advice?Subscription

15 January 2019By

Roman Kubiak considers two contentious probate cases: an attorney’s application to be appointed as substitute personal representative in place of a donor; and a property transfer set aside for presumed undue influence.


Strike and you’re out: contradictory probate claimsSubscription

19 October 2018By

Roman Kubiak breaks down the complex case of Bhusate v Patel & Ors [2018] EWHC 2362 (Ch), in which the claimant suffered a heavy defeat after pleading contradictory alternative claims.

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Lasting things first: transparency rules and LPAsSubscription

18 October 2018By

Lesley King comments on recent developments including the new transparency rules and guidance on lasting powers of attorney.

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