Drafting Wills in Scotland

  • Textbook
Drafting Wills in Scotland cover

Drafting Wills in Scotland

  • Textbook


The fully revised second edition of this highly regarded text provides coverage of all the practical and legislative changes that have occurred in the last ten years since the publication of the highly successful first edition.

The new edition, written by expert team of authors from Brodies and Tods Murray, has been fully updated and revised to include:
* All the major changes in Inheritance tax, including the transferable nil rate band and substantial change to trust taxation in 2006
* A range of new tax favoured styles
* Legislative changes in such matters as execution, marriage and child law, capacity and execution of deeds.

This new edition includes a link to for customers to download the fully updated Will Styles

Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction; Chapter 2: General Matters; Chapter 3: Common Clauses; Chapter 4: The Subjects of Bequest; Chapter 5: The Objects of Bequest - General; Chapter 6: The Objects of Bequest - Specific; Chapter 7: Trustees' Powers and Other Trust Clauses; Chapter 8: Codicils; Chapter 9: Taking Instructions and Problem Solving.

This title is included in Bloomsbury Professional's Scottish Law, Scots Law Student, Scottish General Practice, Scottish Criminal Law and Scottish Conveyancing online services.

Product details

Published 28 Feb 2009
Format Mixed Media Product with Hardback + Online Resource
Edition 2nd
Extent 656
ISBN 9781845920401
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 248 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors


Alan Barr

Alan Barr of Brodies LLP, is one of Scotland's bes…

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