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Estranged daughter awarded money in Wills dispute
An estranged adult child who, along with her siblings, had been disinherited from benefitting from her late father’s estate worth in the region of...
Supreme Court rules in favour of animal charities in will dispute
In March 2017 the Supreme Court’s ruling in Ilott v The Blue Cross and others (previously known as Ilott v Mitson) was handed down. Despite a...
Family breakdown over a property dispute
The legal principles surrounding property ownership can be complicated and promises made can be binding.
Family successfully challenged validity of will
In August 2016, a family won their legal battle to overturn their brother’s will after it was found that the deceased, David Poole, did not know...
Increase in inheritance disputes
Inheritance disputes are never far from the headlines with more people realising that they may (in certain circumstances) be able to bring a claim...
A costly reminder to make sure your affairs are in order
In February 2016, a woman won her legal battle to stop her partner’s share in their property passing to his estranged wife, but the matter did not...
Commercial lease break clauses continue to be a rich source of dispute and a challenging economic climate makes it easy to understand why. For...
Convicted after cutting down clematis
Spring will soon be upon us and the green fingered amongst us will be looking forward to getting into the garden to carry out some long awaited...
Avoid the Christmas credit hangover
This time of year is particularly tough for businesses. A number of factors, including the inertia caused by the festive shutdown, can lead to a...
Landlords in distress
Until 6 April 2014 it had long been a cornerstone of a commercial landlord’s powers that, in the event of default in payment of rent, a landlord was...
Are there benefits to Alternative Dispute Resolution?
Written within the lecture notes of a nineteenth century lawyer named Abraham Lincoln are the words “Discourage litigation. Persuade your...
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