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Alexandra Hamilton

Witnessing of Wills in the new age of social distancing - video-witnessing to become legalised in England and Wales

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As all solicitors in England and Wales will be aware, arranging the witnessing of Wills during the Covid-19 pandemic has become something of a logistical nightmare. It therefore comes as welcome news that the Government intend to pass legislation in September 2020 allowing for the remote electronic witnessing of Wills, albeit only a temporary change.