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12 January 2021

Where the mesh inquiry leaves us regarding a register of doctors’ interests – Shannett Thompson quoted in British Medical Journal (BMJ)

Shannett Thompson Partner in Regulatory has been quoted in a BMJ article discussing the Cumberlege Inquiry into drugs and devices and the focus on the GMC register to record doctor’s conflicts of interests. The article reflects the action needed to protect patients, the potential barriers in keeping a register and looking to change in the future.

Shannett Thompson

16 September 2015

Kingsley Napley receives honours in eprivateclient’s ‘Top 35 Under 35’ lists

Kingsley Napley LLP is delighted to announce that members of the firm have been named in eprivateclient’s ‘Top 35 under 35’ lists published this week.

15 September 2015

Contentious Trusts and Probate Monthly Round-Up: September

McCabe v McCabe and other [2015]

The High Court upheld will of testatrix suffering from Alzheimer's disease when the will was executed. Mrs McCabe made a new will shortly before her death leaving all of her estate to her son Stephen McCabe replacing an earlier will that divided the estate equally between Stephen and her other son Timothy McCabe. 

Katherine Pymont

19 August 2015

Contentious Trusts and Probate Monthly Round-Up

Welcome to the first monthly round-up of high profile legal cases regarding contentious trusts and probate. This month, Katherine Pymont summarises: 

  • The case that caused a media frenzy: Illot v Mitson -- The Court of Appeal awards disinherited daughter £163,000 under Inheritance (Provision for  Family and Dependants Act) 1975.
  • Sharp v Hutchins - whereby the High Court upheld and elderly bachelor's will which left £472,000 to a local builder he befreiended
  • King v The Chiltern Dog Rescue, where The Court of Appeal provided clarification of the law relating to donations mortis causa (DMC).
Katherine Pymont

29 May 2015

Why EU Directives matter: the risks to British citizens

Following the Queen’s speech this week at the opening of Parliament and the focus on Britain’s membership of the EU, Rebecca Niblock has published a timely article for the Law Society Gazette highlighting the risks to British citizens’ rights.

Rebecca Niblock

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