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Socially distanced wills - Ed Powles in The Times

Where there’s a will, there’s a socially distanced way: outdated though the laws on executing wills may be, they still need to be followed even when lockdown poses challenges.

Ed Powles features today in The Times discussing the difficulties of executing a valid will during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Click here for the full article (paywall).

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