Articles & Blogs Private Client
Thursday, 12 January 2017
We frequently receive requests for ‘back to basics’ guides on putting your legal affairs in order. In this issue, we cover Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs).
Friday, 04 November 2016
Answers to some frequently asked questions on inheritance tax
Articles & Blogs Divorce & Family Private Client
Wednesday, 05 October 2016
Following the breakdown of a marriage, trust between a couple can be at an all-time low.
Monday, 03 October 2016
George Osborne's promise of a shiny new £1 million inheritance tax threshold at the Conservative Party Conference back in 2007 finally came to fruition in the Summer Budget of 2015.
Friday, 16 September 2016
A Lasting Power of Attorney enables someone to authorise a person of their choosing, (their Attorney) to make decisions on his or her behalf.
News Private Client
Monday, 09 April 2018
We took part in The Hospice of St Francis' 'Make a Will in March' campaign, and raised over £1,700 for the charity.
Monday, 05 March 2018
We are delighted to take part this month in a campaign run by The Hospice of St Francis and to offer a free Will writing service in return for a donation to the Hospice.
News Conveyancing Private Client
Wednesday, 22 November 2017
From today, first-time buyers of residential property in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, will pay no Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on homes worth up to £300,000.
Friday, 12 August 2016
The Court of Appeal has upheld an ex-husband’s appeal in the recent case of Randall v Randall, finding that he had sufficient interest to challenge the validity of his mother-in-law’s Will.
In a recent decision, the High Court has made a costs order against a claimant who challenged the validity of a Will despite having no reasonable grounds to do so.
The Court of Appeal has reduced the award in a proprietary estoppel claim bought in respect of a family business. We previously reported on the successful claim for equitable relief based on proprietary estoppel made by a daughter
Friday, 22 July 2016
Last year, the government announced the first increase in the inheritance tax (IHT) threshold since April 2009.
The recent row over David Cameron's tax affairs has highlighted the new climate of mistrust in the UK around tax planning.
Friday, 15 July 2016
There has been a recent update to one of the longest-running romance and divorce cases seen by the courts, which has all the ingredients of a classic rags-to-riches tale.
Tuesday, 03 May 2016
With the arrival of Spring’s longer lighter days, we welcome Partner Samantha Hickman, who now leads our family and divorce law team.