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Published: 12 June 2020

480 Pages


ISBN: 9780198850281

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Borkowski's Law of Succession

Fourth Edition

Brian Sloan

  • Fully revised and updated, the fourth edition provides readers with essential information on the latest cases, legislation, and reform proposals in a clear, accessible format that is well structured and easy to read
  • Fully integrated academic commentary and engagement with the latest succession law scholarship allows the reader to engage critically as well as gaining knowledge of substantive law
  • Online legal updates and useful web links are accompanied by a range of multiple choice questions to aid understanding and encourage readers to continue expanding their knowledge of the subject
  • An introductory chapter covering the demographic and policy context of succession and extensive end of chapter further reading suggestions
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learninhg support

New to this Edition:

  • The new chapter glossaries provide quick explanations of key terminology and extensive end of chapter further reading lists encourage wider exploration of the subject
  • More diagrams offer further explanation of key content and processes
  • The newly restructured chapter, Family provision, covers Ilott v The Blue Cross and the subsequent case law, an expanded treatment of inheritance tax and discussion of the Law Commission's provisional proposals on the law of wills
  • Analysis of new cases including Payne v Payne on witnessing, Legg v Burton on mutual wills and Hand v George on construction
  • Incorporation of legislative developments including the Civil Partnerships, Marriages and Deaths (Registration etc) Act 2019
  • Online multiple choice questions accompany each chapter to consolidate knowledge on key areas of succession law

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