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Irwin Mitchell

Should success fees be recoverable in Inheritance Act claims?

The recent unreported case of Bullock v Denton and Willoughby provides authority for the recovery of a success fee in claims under the...

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Supreme Court acknowledgment of the challenges posed by surrogacy law in the UK?

Comment by Kathryn Evans A woman left infertile when her cervical cancer was spotted more than four years after her initial smear test,...

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Daughter loses Adult Child claim under the Inheritance Act

In recent years there have been an increasing number of judgments released in cases brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family...

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Possession may not be 9/10ths of the law

The recent case of Barkatali v Davies [2020] demonstrates the challenges faced by co-habitants seeking the right to remain in property...

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Coronavirus: Charities to be hit by fall in legacy income

Analyst company Legacy Foresight has forecasted that legacy income for charities could decrease by up to 9% this year because of...