Private Client Articles

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Private Client News

Charity Succeeds in Challenging Lifetime GiftSeptember 27, 2015

Charities are well known for taking robust action when they consider that their interests have been impaired. In no case is this more obvious than...

Will Overridden by Court – What it Means for YouSeptember 14, 2015

A surprising decision by the Court of Appeal will disquiet anyone who wishes to leave a family member out of their will. Heather Ilott had been...

Undocumented Promise Leads to Four-Day Court BattleSeptember 1, 2015

Making a verbal family agreement over the distribution of one's estate and then trusting that everything will be sorted out amicably by the family shows...

Wealthy Pensioner Triumphs in Lasting Power of Attorney CaseAugust 20, 2015

A high net worth pensioner, who was reluctant to give up control of his fortune and laid down intricate conditions before signing a lasting power...

Unwatched Attorney Pockets £450,000August 4, 2015

A recent court case shows the wisdom of ensuring that there is effective supervision of anyone acting under a power of attorney, especially if substantial...

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