Up next – Harry Martin on “Going off-piste: drafting unusual and bespoke clauses in wills”


The webinar looks at best practice as well as the pitfalls to avoid when drafting unusual and bespoke clauses in wills. In particular, Harry will look at:

  • Funeral and burial wishes. Lessons from Re Stewart-Brady (Deceased) [2017] EWHC 2543 (Ch)
  • Gifts of chattels: from how to describe items and beneficiaries to rights of selection and discretionary distribution
  • Provision for pets
  • Directions for destruction
  • Dealing with foreign assets, including considering the EU Regulation on Succession and Wills and the impact of Sharia law
  • Good practice: records of intention, recommended sources of law, and when to consider instructing Counsel

The live webinar takes place on Thursday 7th June 2018 at 13:00 – 14:00. If you can’t make the live event, book on anyway and you will be sent a copy of the recording after it has been broadcast.

About the speaker

Harry Martin was called to the Bar in 2012 and practises from 5 Stone Buildings. His practice focuses on general Chancery matters including wills and probate, family provision, trusts, personal taxation, and art and cultural property.

His recent experience includes advising in relation to the dispute concerning the place of re-interment of the remains of King Richard III and acting in the Fielden v Christie-Miller litigation in 2014 and 2015.