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Practice Area Inheritance

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    Practice areas >> Inheritance

    Disputes concerning probate, inheritance and the administration of estates.

    Probate, inheritance and the administration of estates are a traditional area of chambers' work and members at all levels of seniority have specialist experience in dealing with many aspects of the law of succession. Members have been involved in some of the most high-profile and important cases in this area, including Ilott v Mitson (the first claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 to reach the UK's highest court), Hawes v Burgess (Court of Appeal decision on contentious probate) and Thorner v Major (House of Lords decision on proprietary estoppel based on testamentary promises).

    “ Chambers is ranked a Tier 1 set by Legal 500 2016 for Private Client: Trusts and Probate, and in Band 1 by Chambers and Partners for Chancery: Traditional. ”

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