Article Search

STEP Journal

Know your oats

Sheena Grattan, August 2016

Sheena Grattan TEP is a practising Barrister and a founding member of STEP Northern Ireland. 


Sheena Grattan highlights some of the differences in intestacy law between Northern Ireland and England and Wales.

The basis of intestacy law in Northern Ireland is the presumed intention of the deceased. In this respect, Northern Ireland follows the approach of many common-law jurisdictions, including England and Wales and the Republic of Ireland.

If you are a member, please login to read the full article. If you are not a member, you can find out more about joining STEP here. Non-members can subscribe to the STEP Journal and Trust Quarterly Review (TQR) - see subscribing details.