Kelly v Brennan  provides welcome guidance on whether the court can rectify a foreign will and on time limits. Josh Lewison explains.
Josh Lewison asks whether AI could be used effectively to write wills
Dreamvar has implications not only for conveyancers but for breach of trust claims. Claire-Marie Cornford and Sarah Smith explain
Dreamvar has implications not only for conveyancers but for breach of trust claims against professional trustees. Claire-Marie Cornford and Sarah Smith explain
The first appellant was a legal practitioner and a partner of the second appellant, a law firm. The solicitor received instructions from Jeffrey Doddridge (who was 77 years old at the time) to prepare his will, by which the entirety of his estate was to pass to the respondent, Roger Calvert, whom Mr Doddridge treated as his son...
The Court of Appeal decision in Burgess v Hawes has muddied the waters on capacity, and want of knowledge and approval.