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Make a will week 7 - 11 October 2019

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Make a will week 7 – 11 October 2019

UCLH Charity’s Make a will week runs from 7 to 11 October 2019 giving you the opportunity to make a will in return for a donation to UCLH’s official charity.

From 7 – 11 October, selected solicitors across London and the home counties have agreed to waive their will writing fee; instead they will encourage a suggested donation to UCLH Charity.  They will also advise on how to leave a gift to the charity, although there is no obligation to do so and it is not a condition of taking part.

Make a will week is beneficial for both the individuals taking part and for the Charity, as Laura Dowling, deputy head of charitable giving says, “It’s a win, win situation.  Many people are prompted to take time to sort out their wills during Make a will week knowing that their donation is going to a good cause and it’s a source of income for many charities.  We are really fortunate to have a list of excellent solicitors who are giving their time and expertise to support us”.

Tom, a receptionist in the Cancer Centre, took part in the Make a will week campaign last year. 

“As a member of staff who comes into contact with patients coming to the Cancer Centre, I see what a difference charitable income makes to both patients and to the staff.   So when the opportunity to support the charity arose through the ‘Make a will week’ campaign, I booked my appointment straight away.  It gave me and my partner the chance to have both of our wills written in exchange for a donation. We also decided to leave the hospital a legacy gift, ensuring they can continue supporting projects in an area I am very passionate about: cancer treatment and care. It was so easy to do and it was something that I have put off for a long time but now my future wishes are firmly set and I am able to feel as though I have done something to support the patients that I see every day.”

Participating solicitors include the following, please ring them to make an appointment during Make a will week.


Notary Express

Samantha Davies

Please email Samantha and she will email docs and information

Briton Solicitors

Riz Wun

+44 020 3475 4545

170 Cranbrook Road Ilford IG1 4LX

YVA Solicitors

Chris Yiannakas

+44 020 8445 9898

YVA House, 811 High Road

North Finchley N12 8JT