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7th June 2021

Ellisons Solicitors’ Contentious Trust and Probate team hires new Senior Associate

Ellisons Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Senior Associate Solicitor Ben Fox to its Contentious Trust and Probate Team. Ben is a leading contentious trust and…

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3rd June 2021

Leaving a Business in Your Will

For owners or shareholders, it's important to consider who will inherit your business shares or interests. Risks of not giving this your attention before death could result in…

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12th May 2021

Dying Matters Week

This week is Dying Matters Week, which is designed to raise awareness of death and the issues that surround it. Two key themes that the week seeks to…

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15th April 2021

Disputing a Will

Losing a loved one is difficult enough but what happens when you believe their will does not reflect their true wishes? The periods of lockdown during the COVID-19…

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24th March 2021

Kate Garraway & the legal protections we should all have in place

The documentary “Kate Garraway: Finding Derek” aired yesterday evening and highlighted the struggles TV presenter Kate has faced since her husband, Derek Draper, was admitted to hospital with…

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16th March 2021

Why is The Wills Act 1837 Order 2020 leading to an increase in disputes?

The last year has led to substantive changes in our working practices and we are now seeing the unexpected consequences of some of these short term fixes. The…

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18th February 2021

Digital assets and Wills

In a world heavily reliant on technology and so much of our lives stored online, digital assets are something that most of us own, but how can the…

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5th February 2021

What are the advantages of a Deed of Variation?

A Deed of Variation is a document that allows beneficiaries named in a Will to make changes to the distribution of an estate. Importantly, it allows existing beneficiaries…

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1st February 2021

Leaving money to charity in your Will: your questions answered

In 2019, people in the UK left more than £3 billion to good causes in their Wills. Bequests like these are essential to many charities’ survival, making up…

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8th December 2020

Ellisons Solicitors announces promotion of 11 colleagues across its offices in Essex and Suffolk

Ellisons Solicitors celebrates fostering talent within, as it promotes 11 colleagues across its offices in Essex and Suffolk. Seven lawyers have been promoted to the position of Associate,…

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