Henrietta Mason

Henrietta Mason is a senior associate with Penningtons Manches’ contentious private client team.

  • Henrietta Mason
    Feature

    Where there’s a will

    2017-08-08T00:00:00

    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
    Analysis

    Spotlight: Ilott v The Blue Cross and others [2017] UKSC 17

    2017-03-17T14:12:00

    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.

  • Henrietta Mason
    Feature

    The acid test

    2016-11-15T00:00:00

    Henrietta Mason considers recent developments in case law surrounding testamentary capacity, including the test for capacity, the burden of proof, the nature of understanding required, and mental disorders that might affect capacity

  • Henrietta Mason
    Feature

    Back to Basics: Removing and retiring trustees and PRs

    2016-05-19T16:03:00

    Removing a fellow professional fiduciary