Virtual witnessing of wills

The UK government has introduced temporary legislation which allows wills to now be witnessed remotely using a live video link with effect from 28th September...

Louise Harrhy

Partner, Head of Trusts & Estates

Challenging times: what happens when a family member is cut...

High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 14th May 2018

Free Wills fundraising for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices

As a regular supporter of the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices 'Make a Will Fortnight' I am really proud to report that 2018 has proved...

Sonia Dhesi

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 28th March 2018

Inheritance tax planning: a little each year…

A major UK newspaper reported on the recent results of a survey that was carried out to establish the public’s understanding of Inheritance Tax (‘’IHT’’)...

Jordan Page

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 7th September 2017

Dementia and the Power of Attorney

One of the fastest growing health issues in UK society is the seemingly relentless rise in dementia. This terrifying category of diseases combined with an...

Jordan Page

Senior Solicitor, Trusts & Estates
Dispute Resolution | 29th August 2017

Mirror, mirror on the wills

It is often said that everyone is free to change their wills right up until the day they die, but as a recent case has...

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
Wills, Trusts & Estates | 22nd September 2016

Why should you make a will if you own property...

If you own any assets abroad or are considering investing in a holiday property in a foreign country, it is important that you think about...

Seila Sanchez Lucas

Solicitor, Trusts & Estates

Can literally anyone challenge a will?

As a recent Court of Appeal case decided the answer is ‘no,’ but perhaps the group of people who can challenge a will is wider...

Paul Grimwood

Partner & Accredited Mediator