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Unintended consequences? Succeeding to the throne

Martyn Gowar, March 2012

Martyn Gowar TEP is a Partner in McDermott, Will & Emery UK LLP.

Summary:

Private client lawyers in particular will have noted with a degree of interest that succession to the role of the monarch is to change for Britain and those Commonwealth countries that have a say in these things. So, if the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have a daughter first, she will be in line of succession ahead of any younger brothers.

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