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80 Promotions To New Senior Associate Role At Irwin Mitchell

National law firm Irwin Mitchell has announced 80 promotions across the country to a newly created Senior Associate role.

March 16th, 2017 | Comments Off on 80 Promotions To New Senior Associate Role At Irwin Mitchell

Charities Win Landmark Will Dispute In Supreme Court – Expert Comment

The appeal arises out of a claim for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act (“the Act”), brought against the estate of Mrs Jackson by her daughter, Mrs Ilott. Mrs Ilott and her mother had been estranged for the majority of the 26 years preceding Mrs Jackson’s death in 2004. The estrangement began when Mrs Ilott left home at 17 to live with her now husband, with whom she has five children. Since that time Mrs Ilott has lived independently of her mother but in straitened financial circumstances. Mrs Ilott and her family received a number of benefits, with a net annual income of around £20,000.

March 15th, 2017 | Comments Off on Charities Win Landmark Will Dispute In Supreme Court – Expert Comment

Supreme Court To Rule On Landmark Will Dispute

The Supreme Court is set to hand down its Judgment in a landmark appeal on Wednesday (15 March 2017) which specialist will dispute lawyers say could change the law for adult children seeking to challenge their parent’s wills if they don’t believe they have been left a reasonable provision.

March 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Supreme Court To Rule On Landmark Will Dispute

Homeowners face probate fees of up to £20,000 following MoJ Plans

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has today (24/02/2017) confirmed it will go ahead with plans to substantially increase probate* fees which will see people inheriting an estate worth more than £2m pay charges of £20,000 – despite lawyers warning that this could put older people at risk of unnecessary financial pressures.

February 27th, 2017 | Comments Off on Homeowners face probate fees of up to £20,000 following MoJ Plans

Terminally ill man seeks change in the law to allow assisted dying to avoid an unacceptable death

A man with terminal motor neurone disease is bringing a judicial review which could result in a change to the law on assisted dying to allow terminally ill adults who meet strict criteria to make their own decisions about ending their lives.

January 6th, 2017 | No Comments »

Irwin Mitchell launches IMe Law with esure

Irwin Mitchell has announced the launch of an alternative business structure (ABS) with online insurer esure, called IMe Law. The move is the latest in a series of ABS deals between insurers and law firms.

August 4th, 2014 | No Comments »