Domicile-Interpretation of Wills & the Requirements of Writing (S) Act 1995

Domicile-Interpretation of Wills & the Requirements of Writing (S) Act 1995

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Webinar by John Kerrigan, Consultant, Blackadders LLP

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CPD 3 hours

PEAT Outcome - Relevant legal knowledge


This Zoom webinar will discuss:

  • The importance of domicile in the making of a Will, and in the administration of estates
  • What are the principles which govern the interpretation of a Will or testamentary writing?
  • How has the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 transformed executry practice, and might still do so in unexpected ways?


This webinar is aimed at private client practitioners.


The speaker is John Kerrigan, Blackadders. John is a Consultant within the Blackadders Private Client Team and has over 40 years of legal practical experience, 34 of them as a Partner. He was a Tutor at the Glasgow Graduate School of Law for 12 enjoyable years tutoring diploma students in the subjects of Wills, Trusts & Succession. He has also been a member of the Trust and Succession Sub-Committee of the Law Society of Scotland since 2005. John has contributed to various articles to, inter alia, the Scots Law Times, The Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, The Scotsman and various other newspapers and periodical magazines. He is also current Editor of the Scottish Trusts and Succession Service provided by Greens. John is the author of “Drafting for Succession” now in its second edition. He is currently working on other legal literary works.

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