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Webinar: Video Wills – how do they work?


Join BRACE & Wards Solicitors to find out about the new option of video Wills.

Thurs 15 October 2020 14:00 – 15:00 

Free to attend

About this event

Due to Covid-19, the Ministry of Justice has issued guidance on new rules for witnessing Wills remotely. The new rules introduce video conferencing technology as an alternative to the will maker and witnesses being physically present when a Will is signed.

There are some advantages with video wills but there is also significant scope for fraud and undue influence.

This webinar will look at how and when video wills can be safely conducted.


Professor Stephen Lisney, Chair of BRACE trustees – Brief Introduction to Dementia

Jenny Pierce, Partner, Wards Solicitors  Jenny is head of the firm’s Wills, Probate and Mental Capacity team.  She advises on tax planning, trust management, powers of attorney, mental capacity and asset protection, with particular expertise in advising elderly and vulnerable clients.

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Date And Time

Thurs 15 October 2020

14:00 – 15:00

Free to attend

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    February 2021: Covid-19 arrangements

    Wards Solicitors remains open for business during the national lockdown and we are taking on new cases.  We are available for video call and telephone meetings but cannot currently offer face to face meetings with clients except in some specific emergency situations and at court hearings.

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