Forum: Modernising wills

October 19, 2023

On 17th October, at the Modernising Wills: A Focus on Lasting Legacy and Capacity Issues Forum, ILM Chair, James Stebbings, participated in an event alongside Law Commissioner Professor Nicholas Hopkins and a panel of experts. Together, they explored the laws related to capacity and will-making, discussing potential reforms for modernisation.

The event featured discursive and interactive sessions covering the following topics:

  • Law Commission’s law of wills reform proposals
  • Reform considerations in the context of revocation of wills by marriage, electronic wills and capacity issues
  • Considering capacity and representative powers in a wider global context
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