Testamentary Capacity: Time for a change?

Falk J has recently handed down her decision in Clitheroe v Bond [2021] EWHC 1102 (Ch), which raises fundamental questions regarding testamentary capacity, and in particular whether the Banks v Goodfellow test should be replaced by the test in the Mental Capacity Act 2005, as well as clarifying the test for insane delusions and the role of fixed false beliefs.

In this webinar, chaired by Sir James Munby, former President of the Family Division and of the Court of Protection, you will hear from:

Penelope Reed QC – 5 Stone Buildings

Vikram Sachdeva QC – 39 Essex Chambers

Victoria Butler-Cole QC – 39 Essex Chambers

Nicola Bushby – Irwin Mitchell LLP

Alex Ruck Keene – 39 Essex Chambers

Jack Anderson – 39 Essex Chambers

Ruth Hughes – 5 Stone Buildings  

The speakers welcome any questions in advance which you can send to marketing@39essex.com. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions using Zoom’s Q&A.

There is no cost for the webinar.

This webinar will take place on Monday 17th May 2021 at 6pm. 

To register for this event please click here.