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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

In Ilott v The Blue Cross [2017] UKSC 17 the Supreme Court considered the competing claims of the animal charities included in a woman's will and her estranged adult daughter, who was excluded from the will but living in necessitous circumstances.

In this video, Brian Sloan considers the outcome of the case, which raised fundamental principles of succession law, and its broader implications.

Brian Sloan is College Lecturer in Law at Robinson College, University of Cambridge, and lectures in Family Law.

For more information about Dr Sloan, please refer to his staff profile.

Law in Focus is a series of short videos featuring academics from the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, addressing legal issues in current affairs and the news. These issues are examples of the many which challenge researchers and students studying undergraduate and postgraduate law at the Faculty.  Law in Focus is available on YouTube, or to subscribe to in iTunes U.

Other collections of video and audio recordings from the Faculty of Law are available at Lectures at Law.


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