Henrietta Mason

Henrietta Mason is a partner in Penningtons Manches Cooper’s contentious private client team.

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    Making an exit


    Henrietta Mason and Holly Miéville-Hawkins present a practical guide to removing fiduciary trustees when they retire or lose mental capacity

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    Where there’s a will


    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

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


    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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    The acid test


    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

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    Back to Basics: Removing and retiring trustees and PRs


    Removing a fellow professional fiduciary