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    Many of you will recall the proposal put forward last year to increase the cost of obtaining a Grant of Representation when someone dies, from £155 up to £20,000 for some estates. Due to the snap General Election last year there was not enough time to pass the proposal as law before Parliament was dissolved, […]
    We have further strengthened our private client team by bringing in experienced paralegal Emma Etherington. Emma has brought 15 years’ legal sector experience to us, having initially worked as a legal secretary before developing her career as a paralegal. Emma, who is from Newcastle, is now responsible for managing her own caseload, drafting legal papers […]
    Renowned for its high-quality partner-led legal advice, Hay & Kilner has been recommended in 19 practice areas in The Legal 500 2017, a clear sign of the quality and breadth of service offered to its loyal client base. Named as a regional heavyweight, the full-service Newcastle based firm is regarded in the highest terms for […]
    Many of you will be aware of the Supreme Court decision earlier this year in the case of Ilott V The Blue Cross and Others. This was a case in which the estranged daughter of the deceased was left nothing under the terms of her mother’s Will. She, therefore, challenged her mother’s estate under the […]
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