Dispute Resolution Law Blog

12 August 2019

The tragic death of Peter Farquhar: an extreme case of undue influence?

Following the recent case  involving Ben Fields, Katherine explains how a 'potential undue influence claim' could protect the estate of the elderly or vulnerable.

Katherine Pymont

12 August 2019

Good news for potential claimants in Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims

Earlier this year we reported on the case of Cowan v Foreman, [2019] EWHC 349 Fam and the decision of Mr Justice Mostyn to refuse Mary Cowan an extension of time to bring a claim 17 months out of time against her late husbands estate pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.

Katherine Pymont

25 July 2019

Preventing, detecting and responding to fraud

Katherine Pymont, a senior associate, sets out how clients should address the problem of fraud, including having a proper anti-fraud policy.

Katherine Pymont

24 July 2019

Freezing Injunctions: Which assets are covered by a standard freezing order?

What is considered an 'asset' in freezing orders?

Hannah Fitzwilliam

19 July 2019

Increase in legacies in Wills, increase in legacy disputes? Part 5 - Proprietary Estoppel

Part 5 of our charitable legacy disputes series looks at proprietary estoppel claims.

Katherine Pymont

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