Challenging times: what happens when family is cut out of the will

High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges to wills (and intestacies) are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values involved.Some of the...

Ashtons appoints three new partners

Ashtons Legal has appointed Colin Makin, Amy Richardson and Tom Bailey as partners in the firm. The firm now has 34 partners and 320 staff across East Anglia.Colin Makin joined the firm in 2015 and has been promoted to partne...

Ashtons Legal appoints new Business Managers

Ashtons Legal has created and filled new Business Manager roles in a move designed to ensure that their experienced lawyers are able to concentrate on providing quality legal advice to clients while others support them to gro...

Consultation to modernise will making

On 13th July 2017, the Law Commission launched a consultation with a view to updating the Will writing process in line with our modern and technology focused lives. The Commission identified that current laws fail to pro...