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20 Feb 2024 Boodle Hatfield successfully succeeds on three grounds in a will validity claim

Partner, Nicola Bushby and Associate, Katherine Reed have secured a significant High Court victory in relation to the validity of a will, succeeding on three grounds.

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16 Feb 2024 A tale of two tests

In the STEP Journal, Partner, Nicola Bushby and Associate, Katherine Reed describe the tension between the Banks v Goodfellow and MCA 2005 tests when dealing with testamentary capacity cases and highlight that the only rational course is for the law to adopt one single test.

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04 Jan 2024 Tackling predatory marriages: a game of whack-a-mole

An increase in predatory marriages has now attracted the scrutiny of the Law Commission, which is setting its sights on potential loopholes in the law being exploited by so-called predators. In Todays Wills & Probate, Partner, Nicola Bushby outlines how we must be vigilant to protect the elderly and vulnerable but doing away with spousal rights will not get to the root of predatory marriages.

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15 May 2023 Boodle Hatfield expands leading Private Wealth Disputes practice with the hire of Nicola Bushby

Boodle Hatfield has strengthened its Private Client & Tax department with the appointment of new partner, Nicola Bushby. Nicola joins the firm’s top-tier Private Wealth Disputes team from Irwin Mitchell and her arrival consolidates the firm’s reputation as one of the leading practices for high value, complex wealth disputes in the London market.

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