David Rose discusses: Stay of Proceedings on Medical Grounds

Parties who seek to obtain a stay of proceedings on the grounds that the stress of litigation is injurious to their mental health need to produce strong and compelling medical evidence before the Court is likely to accede to their request

Inheritance Act “Standstill Agreements” in Jeopardy by David Rose

It is increasingly common for parties who are involved in claims against estates under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975 to enter into a “standstill agreement” to remove the need to issue proceedings within 6 months of the grant of representation as required by Section 4 of the Act.

Conduct Issues affecting Costs

David Rose discusses conduct issues affecting costs in relations to Paul Andrews & Anor -v- Retro Computers Ltd & Ors [2019] EWHC B2 (Costs)

Probate Seminar

The Civil Team will be holding a seminar on Foreign Issues in Contentious Probate on 11 October 2018.

Domicile Issues in Contentious Probate Cases

The importance of Domicile issues in cases dealing with the estates of deceased persons is often overlooked. The increase in immigration in recent decades means that it is increasingly frequent for lawyers to be dealing with cases in which there is some ‘foreign element’.