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The question of a Larke v Nugus statement regarding the execution of the will and the circumstances surrounding it only arises where there’s a disputed will after the testator's death.
Such a statement is made pursuant to the case of Larke v Nugus  WTLR 1033.
As your client is still alive, you’re still bound by legal advice privilege and your duty of confidentiality under paragraphs 6.3 of the SRA Codes of Conduct 2019.
You’ll need to obtain your client's consent to supply the information requested.
For more information, see our practice note on disputed wills.
While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information in this article, it does not constitute legal advice and cannot be relied upon as such. The Law Society does not accept any responsibility for liabilities arising as a result of reliance upon the information given.
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