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Published: 06 March 2014

560 Pages


ISBN: 9780199672929

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A new practitioner law publication

Risk and Negligence in Wills, Estates, and Trusts

Second Edition

Martyn Frost, Penelope Reed QC, and Mark Baxter

  • The only book to provide a comprehensive survey of safe practice and control of risk involved in wills, trusts, and estates
  • Gives practical guidance on avoiding the pitfalls when drafting wills, and administering estates and trusts, especially in specialist areas such as tax
  • Takes a practical approach to procedures by covering processes step-by-step and includes sample forms and checklists
  • Includes consideration of the Supreme Court decision in Marley v Rawlings [2014] UKSC 2

New to this Edition:

  • Includes the Supreme Court decisons in Pitt and Futter on claims against professional advisers, and expert commentary on important decisions from the Court of Appeal, such as a review of the basis of the Rule in Parker v Felgate
  • Provides detailed assessment of the encroachment of divorce and pre-nuptial agreements into estate planning
  • Contains greater examination of the will instruction process

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