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Executors (Notes) - Julian Shaw, St Johns Buildings

Executors (Notes) - Julian Shaw, St Johns Buildings How far can you push a court when removing - or protecting - an executor from an s116/s50 application (in the context of preserving estate assets)?

Proprietary estoppel - Jonathan Smith, 23 Essex Street

Proprietary estoppel- Jonathan Smith, 23 Essex Street Which way is the wind blowing for proprietary estoppel claims with reference to (1) the clarity of the promise and (2) reliance?

Proprietary estoppel (Notes) - Jonathan Smith, 23 Essex Street

Proprietary estoppel (Notes) - Jonathan Smith, 23 Essex Street Which way is the wind blowing for proprietary estoppel claims with reference to (1) the clarity of the promise and (2) reliance?

Testamentary freedom - Constance McDonnell QC, Serle Court

Testamentary freedom - Constance McDonnell QC, Serle Court How are judges weighing testamentary freedom as a factor in 1975 Act claims since Ilott v The Blue Cross and why is this so significant for practice?

Undue influence - Matthew Hodson, Hardwicke

Undue influence - Matthew Hodson, Hardwicke (Wills and Probate, London, 06.03.19) In borderline cases, what can you do to rescue the position over undue influence, financial abuse or the coercion of a testator?

Testamentary freedom - Constance McDonnell, Serle Court

Testamentary freedom - Constance McDonnell, Serle Court (Wills and Probate, London, 06.03.19) How are judges weighing this as a factor in 1975 Act claims since Ilott v The Blue Cross and why is this so significant for practice?

Executors - Edward Cumming QC, XXIV Old Buildings

Executors - Edward Cumming QC, XXIV Old Buildings (Wills and Probate, London, 06.03.19) How far can you push a court when removing - or protecting - an executor from an s116/s50 application (in the context of preserving estate assets)?

Proprietary estoppel - Penelope Reed QC, 5 Stone Buildings

Proprietary estoppel - Penelope Reed QC, 5 Stone Buildings (Wills and Probate, London, 06.03.19) Which way is the wind blowing for proprietary estoppel claims with reference to (1) the clarity of the promise and (2) reliance?

Domicile - Kate Selway, Radcliffe Chambers

Domicile - Kate Selway, Radcliffe Chambers (Wills and Probate, London, 06.03.19) Who takes the movables? How do you overcome the problems of domicile and intestacy?

Capacity - Mark Baxter, 5 Stone Buildings

Capacity - Mark Baxter, 5 Stone Buildings (Wills and Probate, London, 06.03.19) What is the court’s approach to capacity evidence and the particular difficulties of (1) distorted memories, (2) false beliefs, and (3) personality change?

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