Mounting infection rates and a rising number of deaths during the pandemic have brought the prospect of mortality to the forefront of many minds. One result has been a significant spike in the number of people writing a will and sorting out their personal estates.

Perhaps contrary to popular perception, the upsurge in activity has not been limited to the older generation.

Kieran Bowe comments in Church Times that the pandemic has not only reminded people of their vulnerability, but that it has also alerted the industry of the restrictions of the Wills-writing process.

Threat that is keeping our solicitors busy is free to read on the Church Times website. 

Kieran is a partner in the private client group and since qualification he has specialised in private client law, advising families and individuals on matters including estate planning, administration of high-value estates, trust administration and Court of Protection work.

He also deals with issues relating to the elderly and incapacity, powers of attorney, probate and wills, in addition to acting for clients on a range of property issues that arise in the course of private client work.