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"Martin Oliver is simply one of the best private client practitioners in the industry. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law, especially in relation to contested probate and Inheritance Act claims"

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Recent articles

October 18th, 2021 A guide to caveats, appearances and warnings

When someone dies and leaves a will it is for the executor named within the will to apply for a grant of probate to allo...

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May 17th, 2021 Undue influence in contested wills; real-life examples

Undue influence is one of the possible grounds to challenge the validity of a will, and the suspicion of it often lies b...

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February 26th, 2021 What is contentious probate?

Contentious probate is the umbrella term for any dispute relating to a person's estate after their death.

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