Axiom DWFM Recommends Estatesearch’s Financial Profile Search


Axiom DWFM supports clients in all areas of the law both nationally and internationally. Jonathan Williams, Private Client Manager based in Axiom’s Bristol office, predominantly deals with estate matters. His team now recommends Estatesearch’s Financial Profile search in all cases.  Jonathan Williams explained: “I’ve used Estatesearch’s services at other law firms in the past and […]

#BWAPAwards2023: Deadline day for submissions | Tickets now on sale

Submission deadline and ticket launch

The clock is ticking for participants of the sixth edition of The British Wills and Probate Awards 2023 as today marks the submission deadline for all entries. Entrants are reminded to finalise their written submissions on the dedicated judging platform before midnight tonight. Any queries regarding the submission process can be directed to One […]

OPG updates online LPA services to include details of instructions and preferences


The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has updated its “Use an LPA” and “View an LPA” service so that users can now view the details of instructions and preferences in a lasting power of attorney (LPA). The Use an LPA service – which was introduced in 2020 – lets donors and attorneys give organisations access to view an […]

Surgeon who married wealthy colleague with cancer inherits entire £10m fortune

A surgeon who married his colleague with cancer just four days before she died has inherited her entire £10 million fortune. The surgeon, Dr Chris Lattime is currently in the High Court with Dr Evi Kalodiki’s sister, Maria Karamanoli, as she has left her with nothing. Dr Kalodiki had originally left her fortune split between […]

Aretha Franklin’s handwritten will found under sofa is valid, jury rules

Aretha Franklin

A will found under a sofa cushion in Arethra Franklin’s home has been ruled valid by a jury in the United States after two of her sons challenged the previous will which would’ve left her assets to her other son. After Franklin died in August 2018, it was thought she had left no will. However, […]