Hugh Cumber

Hugh Cumber is a barrister at 5 Stone Buildings

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    Workshop: Gifts with reservation


    Hugh Cumber rounds up his workshop on gifts with reservation

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    The final chapter


    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 KC and Hugh Cumber, who acted for the defendant charities, assess the judgment’s implications for testators