Figures released last week to mark the tenth "Remember a Charity" Week suggest that the number of people leaving gifts to charities in their will has increased markedly year on year since the campaign started 10 years ago.
Treating a director who is a minority shareholder fairly in both their involvement in the management of a company and in any offers to acquire their shares is of paramount importance to defeating an unfair prejudice petition.
The most recent decision in the case of Christopher Burgess v Jennifer Penny & anr  EWHC 2034 (Ch) serves as a useful reminder that the principles applicable to costs in the context of probate litigation are different from the costs of other litigation and the importance of mediation.
This week HHJ Kramer handed down his judgment in the case concerning Mr and Mrs Scarle. The court was asked to consider the question as to which of them had died first in October 2016, after they were both found dead at their bungalow in Essex.