17 May 2021

Testamentary Capacity: Time for a change?

Falk J has recently handed down her decision in Clitheroe v Bond [2021] EWHC 1102 (Ch), which raises fundamental questions regarding testamentary capacity, and in particular whether the Banks v Goodfellow test should be replaced by the test in the Mental Capacity Act 2005, as well as clarifying the test for insane delusions and the role of fixed false beliefs.

In this webinar, chaired by Sir James Munby, former President of the Family Division and of the Court of Protection, you will hear from:

Penelope Reed QC – 5 Stone Buildings

Vikram Sachdeva QC – 39 Essex Chambers

Victoria Butler-Cole QC – 39 Essex Chambers

Nicola Bushby – Irwin Mitchell LLP

Alex Ruck Keene – 39 Essex Chambers

Jack Anderson – 39 Essex Chambers

Ruth Hughes – 5 Stone Buildings

Date and Time

Monday 17th May, 6pm - 7.30pm

Webinar Recording:




Webinar Materials:

Presentation by Alex Ruck Keene, click HERE to view Paper by Alex Ruck Keene, click HERE to view



PLEASE NOTE: This webinar is hosted by Zoom. Please visit the Zoom website for their Terms & Conditions.