In 1982, a year after his wife's death, Lucom married Hilda Piza de Arias, the former wife of Gilberto Arias, a Panamanian politician, and in the 1990s they moved to Panama.
widow - whose son Gilberto
is Panama's current ambassador to Britain - protested.
hired a prominent lawyer, Héctor Infante
, who challenged the validity of the will and claimed the tycoon had been manipulated by advisers.
Gilberto Arias, the ambassador, did not respond to interview requests.