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Choupette may inherit Lagerfeld's fortune: Jessica Medus quoted in The Times

Posted on 28 February 2019

Choupette may inherit Lagerfeld's fortune: Jessica Medus quoted in The Times

Jessica Medus, Managing Associate in the Private department, advised on the challenges under English law when considering legacies for pets for The Times. The article was about Choupette, Lagerfeld's cat, standing to inherit a large sum of money.

Jessica said, “In English law a pet does not have a legal personality and is classified as a personal chattel, something I’m sure Mr Lagerfeld would not approve of.”

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