Five reasons you should use a solicitor to write your...

If you are thinking about writing a will, you may have considered doing it yourself. There are many templates and tools available online, along with...

Marie-Claire Robson

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
Trusts & Estates | 15th November 2019

Probate fee increase scrapped

The lawyers in our trusts and estates department are pleased that the uncertainty over the increase in probate court fees has ended following the recent...

Sue Macleod

Associate, Trusts & Estates
Residential Property | 6th June 2019

The elderly facing hidden fees on retirement properties and homes

As the age demographic of our society has changed over the last 2 or 3 decades there has been a similar change in approach to...

David Knapp

Partner, Residential Property
Dispute Resolution | 7th August 2017

The Strange World Of Inheritance Act Claims By Estranged Children

Following the well-publicised decision of the Supreme Court in Ilott – v – The Blue Cross and Others earlier this year lawyers dealing with Inheritance...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 27th June 2017

Understanding Inheritance Tax – The Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB)

Even though we all believed it would be abandoned, the RNRB is now very much with us and we are left struggling to apply it...

Louise Harrhy

Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 21st February 2017

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways...

In 1976, beloved American actor Jack Benny passed away and left, in his will, a sum of money for the purchase and deliverance of a...

Catherine Poleykett

Solicitor, Trusts & Estates