A recent case on contesting the validity of a Will for lack of mental capacity

19 September, 2019

Our previous case study on “Contested Wills and Probate” details various grounds for contesting a will and probate. One of the most common grounds for contesting a will is due to a lack of mental capacity. Here we explore this in more detail with a recent case study.

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Campaigning for a no fault divorce system

12 September, 2019

Our Partner, Jonathan Starck, actively challenged Her Majesty’s Government on what measures are being taken to amend outdated divorce legislation, before the case of Owens v Owens began. Read about Jonathan Starck's written parliamentary question in the House of Lords submitted on his behalf by Lord Pendry.

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Ealing Council implements unprecedented ‘safe zone’ around local abortion clinic

20 April, 2018

Ealing Council bans demonstrations outside local abortion clinic. Both sides in this debate assert themselves as proponents of human rights and protections.[...]

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Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme & Will Aid 2017

26 October, 2017

Starck Uberoi Solicitors Law Society Accreditation of the Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (WIQS) best quality mark for Wills and Probate and participation in Will Aid 2017 [...]

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Proving beneficial interest in a property

31 July, 2017

In Stack v Dowden [2007] UKHL 17 Lord Walker said that that the two routes by which a party can prove interest in a property is in the [...]

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Singhsbury’s case and intellectual property trademarks

10 July, 2017

A shopkeeper who claimed he was threatened with legal action after calling his shop Singhsbury's has changed its name to [...]

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An important case ruling on contested wills and charities

21 June, 2017

The case, which has run for 13 years, had been viewed with interest by charities because it could have had significant negative implications for [...]

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Business property relief – how is your company affected?

12 June, 2017

Business property relief applies to business property either transferred during a person’s lifetime, or on their death, providing they have [...]

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Motoring offence prosecutions at Ealing Magistrates’ Court

29 May, 2017

On 1 March 2017, the government introduced three new motoring laws. All motorists in the UK should be aware of these [...]

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