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Browse our law brief articles and blogs, aimed at addressing the practical implications of the latest legal developments affecting you and your organisation.

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Art in Your Attic May Pay Your Tax Bill

Thursday, 04 June 2015

An important collection of paintings by Winston Churchill was recently offered in lieu of inheritance tax due on the estate of Mary Soames, Churchill’s last surviving child.


Articles & Blogs Private Client

Who owns looted art?

Thursday, 04 June 2015

You may have seen the film, The Woman in Gold, starring Helen Mirren, which tells the story of Maria Altmann, a Jewish refugee from Austria.


Articles & Blogs Divorce & Family Private Client

For Richer for Poorer... the Consequences of Divorce

Thursday, 04 June 2015

Over the course of a marriage, financial affairs tend to become entangled for numerous reasons, including one party receiving an inheritance or the couple making differing levels of contributions, both financially and otherwise.

For Richer for Poorer... the Consequences of Divorce

Articles & Blogs Private Client

The Gardener, the House, the Will and the Mother - How do you protect your family's inheritance?

Thursday, 04 June 2015

Most people would agree they should have the right to decide who will inherit their assets when they die.

The Gardener, the House, the Will and the Mother - How do you protect your family's inheritance?