Katie Turney, Associate, Wedlake Bell LLP

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Opinion: remote witnessing of wills “last resort”

The Wills Act 1837 (Electronic Communications) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Order 2020 was introduced on 28 September 2020, with retrospective effect from 31 January 2020, and extended the definition of “presence” in section 9 of the Wills Act 1837 to expressly allow wills to be witnessed remotely. It was intended to be a temporary measure in response […]Read More