“I am thinking about putting a Will in place and my friend told me that an important decision is deciding who the executor of my estate will be. I have no idea how to decide or what to consider. Can you help?”
This Tablet is an Ancient Pre-Nuptial Agreement unearthed from the UNESCO World Hertiage site in central in Turkey. The area was a settlement during the Old Assyrian Empire between 2100 BC and 1800 BC.
Michael Rowland, our Commercial Department Solicitor, has recently celebrated 25 years practicing at Large & Gibson Solicitors and reflects on the question: “What's changed in the last 25 years and what do you forsee for the next 25 years in the legal industry?”
The High Court recently granted permission for a claim under the Inheritance Act to be brought forward, despite the fact it was some 25 years after the deadline for usually doing so. The Act itself limits parties to 6-months to bring claims forward, but Chief Master Marsh said the Claimant in Bhusate v Patel & Ors had demonstrated ‘compelling reasons’ why it was right and proper that the Court should exercise discretion in her favour.