Recent Features and Opinion
Roman Kubiak and Oliver Rees discuss their recent case in which an Irish executor was ordered to transfer assets from the deceased’s Irish estate to an English executor to settle debts in England and to avoid “forum shopping”.
Lesley King discusses how testamentary capacity is tested during contentious probate, and what is meant by ”insane delusions”.
Roman Kubiak discusses an interesting probate case in which the surviving spouse circumvented Norwegian succession rules after acquiring Anglo-Welsh domicile.
Swift v Carpenter provides welcome guidance for injury claimants who need to purchase more expensive property, says Laura Scantlebury
Delegates at the conference could choose between five workshops, run twice over the course of the day. William Moffett recaps his key contentious probate cases from 2019
Tom Dumont rounds up the latest claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, including by cohabitees, spouses and young children
Daniel Harris recaps the main legal issues affecting the writing of wills to cover cross-border assets
Proprietary estoppel claims are on the rise – five relating to inheritance have reached the High Court this year alone. Emma Facey explains how to spot a claim and what to do if you do