It has never been easier to create digital assets such as social media accounts, media files and online banking accounts yet a recent Law Commission study revealed that three out of four people do not know what happens to their digital assets when they die.

The law has not yet caught up with the huge number of ways in which we can add to our digital footprint, and so it is crucial that digital assets are considered when creating a will.

Russell-Cooke senior associate Anouksha Patel explains in this brief video the importance of incorporating digital assets into your will.

Anouksha is a senior associate solicitor in the private client team. Anouksha advises on wills, lasting powers of attorney, probates, trusts, estate planning and cross-border issues.