The Law of Succession

The Law of Succession

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The law of succession is a rich and vibrant subject which has been attracting more legal and academic attention in recent years. This subject is likely to grow further in importance and popularity amongst law students.

This textbook is designed to meet the needs of students by introducing them to succession law in a clear and succinct manner, whilst at the same time highlighting the many topics which are controversial and may be in need of reform. The textbook also explains key practical points, such as will drafting, applying for a grant of probate, and calculating inheritance tax.

To aid learning, practical examples are provided, along with an in-depth look at some key cases.

      About the Author

      Richard Hedlund
      Richard Hedlund is an author and Senior Lecturer at the University of Lincoln. He is the module coordinator for Equity & Trusts and the Law of Succession. His research specialism is in property law, law & history, and law & religion. He also has an interest in developing experiential and clinical legal education. In 2018, he published his first novel, a spy-thriller called The Lawyer in Medellín.

      Publication Details

      • Published July 2019
      • Paperback
      • 246 pages
      • £32.99
      • ISBN 9780995653047