Monthly Archives: March 2017

A good day for pets… a bad day for estranged children…

On Wednesday 15 March 2017, the Supreme Court handed down the long-awaited judgement in Ilott v. The Blue Cross & others, the first case under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 to reach the UK’s highest court. It is a keystone of the law that a person is able to leave their estate […]


New Case Study – Excluding ’75 Act Claims After Death

Many legal claims including claims for property or breach of contract can survive the death of a claimant.  This means a claimant’s estate can sometimes continue a claim, even after the claimant has passed away. However, in February 2017, the High Court ruled that such claims do not include claims under the Inheritance (Provision for […]


Stuck in a Rut? 5 Quick Wins…..

A quick update from rhw’s Business Development Manager, Chris Hunter today. Did you start the year with good intentions and have already found them floundering on the rocks of habit? There are a few things you can do to, metaphorically, kick yourself up the backside. If you find that what you are doing on a day […]