22 May 2020
As appeals for a public inquiry into the government’s response to COVID-19 continue to grow, this article examines the critical concerns which look difficult for it to resist.
4 July 2016
Randall v Randall  EWCA Civ 494
The Court of Appeal has held that a creditor of a beneficiary of an estate had a sufficient interest in the estate to dispute the validity of the will. A husband had agreed with his ex-wife as part of divorce proceedings that if her mother was to die leaving her more than £100,000 by her will then she would share any excess with him. The husband’s ex wife’s mother subsequently died and left the ex-wife exactly £100,000 (with the remainder passing to her children), which meant that the husband received nothing.
16 June 2016
With only a week to go until the referendum, Brexit campaigning remains at fever pitch. Jamie Dimon raised the temperature recently by suggesting big banks might retrench in the City if Brexit comes to pass and move jobs elsewhere. While most in the City would probably favour current bookies’ odds on Brexit over more pro-Brexit opinion polls in predicting the outcome, the result is too close to call.
Nick Rollason writes article for efinancialcareers with advice for European bankers working in the City.
31 May 2016
Ahmed & Anor v Ahmed & Ors 
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal of a decision pronouncing against the validity of a will on the grounds that a late amendment to the particulars of claim to include an allegation of forgery amounted to a procedural irregularity.
20 May 2016
Kingsley Napley's family team was last night named the winner of the ‘Family Law Legal Team - Editor's Award’ at the WealthBriefing European Awards 2016.