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Irwin Mitchell

Opinion: could a will ever be validly executed by e-signature, and could this lead to more disputes?

In a world that is fast evolving, the process of making a Will has remained largely unchanged for hundreds of years, indeed the...

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Social distancing for separated parents: can I still see my child?

BY MARK HANDS  Last night, after the Prime Minister’s address to the nation many separated parents will have been worried about how the...

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Families being shaken, not stirred?

Daniel Craig is arguably one of the most recognised names across the globe as a result of his portrayal of the iconic character of James...

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Lord Templeman Will upheld after seven day trial

Goss-Custard v Templeman [2020] EWHC 636 (Ch) Mr Justice Fancourt has just handed down judgment in the High Court after the seven day...

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Court of Appeal uphold Guest v Guest estoppel decision

The Court of Appeal ([2020] EWCA Civ 387) has this week handed down its decision in the long running dispute between a son and his...

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Family Court Reveals Dark Secrets of Dubai Royal Family

Family proceedings, particularly those relating to children, are rarely reported in detail in the media. Although accredited journalists...

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Ali v Taj: Inventory and account obligations

In the recent case of Ali v Taj, the court considered an application for permission to appeal the order that the executors provide an...