Solicitor & Head of Private Client
Phone: 0113 200 7480
Deed of Variation
The beneficiary is able to control the redirection of all or part of their
Able to redirect all, or part of
Can be used to redirect any entitlement.
A variation can be made after the estate has been settled and the
beneficiary is in possession.
No control over who receives the benefit in their place.
The whole interest must be disclaimed.
Cannot be used where the inheritance is by the survivorship of a joint tenant.
If a beneficiary has received any benefit from the gift, they cannot disclaim it.