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Paternal line of inquiry—staking a claim to a hereditary title

Published on: 27 June 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Paternal line of inquiry—staking a claim to a hereditary title
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What were the issues before the court?
  • How did the court decide the issues?
  • Does the judgment clarify the law in this area?
  • What should practitioners take away from the judgment?

Article summary

Private Client analysis: The Privy Council’s use of DNA evidence to decide rival claims over succession to a hereditary title in Re Baronetcy of Pringle of Stichill is explained by James Guthrie QC, of 3 Hare Court. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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