Monthly Wills & Trusts Archives: March 2017

Supreme Court unanimously allows charity appeals in Ilott v The Blue Cross and others

Supreme Court unanimously allows charity appeals in Ilott v The Blue Cross and others

This morning the Supreme Court handed down the hotly anticipated judgment in the case of Ilott v The Blue Cross and others, which unanimously found in favour... Read More

Imminent shake-up to death duties

Imminent shake-up to death duties

Planned shake-ups to death duties have been subject to criticism in the media this week. On the 24th of February, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) confirmed its... Read More

Lessons from literary inheritance disputes

Lessons from literary inheritance disputes

"Whole families have inherited legendary hatreds with the suit," Dickens famously wrote of Bleak House's Jarndyce v Jarndyce. The lamentable... Read More