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Private Client Breakfast Briefing: Wills, probate and capacity – the latest updates

Tuesday 16th July 2024
8.30am - 9.45am
Wilberforce Chambers, Lincoln's Inn, London, WC2A 3QP
Free to attend | 1 CPD

This Private Client Breakfast Briefing will discuss the latest updates on wills, probate and capacity, including topics such as:

  •   Proving undue influence: getting over the threshold by evidence or inference
  •   Update on testamentary capacity
  •   Probate and estate litigation: when is going for summary judgment appropriate, and where will costs fall?
  •   Preparing wills and advising testators – tactics for avoiding future disputes

Join Michael Furness KCJennifer SeamanSimon Atkinson and Michael Ashdown as they host this breakfast briefing.

This session will be hosted from 8.30am at Wilberforce Chambers or online via Zoom. We will be serving pastries and hot drinks upon arrival, and the talk will start at 8.45am.

If you would like to attend, or have any queries, please contact

We hope you are able to join us!

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