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Cancer Research’s Great Row™ is a non-competitive, indoor rowing machine challenge taking place between 6th January-1st April 2017. Cancer Research UK and British Rowing are encouraging thousands across the nation to take on the indoor rowing challenge to help beat cancer sooner

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Supreme Court Ruling in disputed Will

In a ruling that should clarify the Inheritance Act 1975, the Supreme Court has overturned a Court of Appeal decision backing a woman who had been excluded from her mother’s will in favour of three animal charities

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Can an Adult Child Challenge Their Parent’s Will?

When advising clients on drafting their will I always emphasise the idea that you are entitled to dispose of your estate as you see fit (known as ‘Testamentary Freedom’).

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Ignorance As A Defence In Law

How many times have we seen and heard that according to the law “Ignorance is no excuse”? Whether it be the Highway Code or tripping up on some obscure by-law, you’re guilty anyway. Well, says Hannah Jones: “There are in fact circumstances where ignorance is a perfectly valid defence. Take the recent case of Vestergaard Frandsen SA v Bestnet Europe.”

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Childs Right to Privacy

Children do not have different rights to privacy as compared to adults but the courts have ruled that there are circumstances where a child might have a reasonable expectation of privacy where an adult may not.

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Wills And Planning For The Inevitable

Research just published underlines how ill-prepared most people are in terms of their end of life planning. Partner Chris Matthews comments: “As lawyers, we know how important it is to decide certain things in advance, get them down on paper and plan these things properly.”

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