Private Client Articles

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Private Client News

Lack of Proof Stymies Claim Against EstateJanuary 22, 2016

A recent case shows clearly, yet again, how important it is not to rely on oral promises. When a woman gave substantial sums to the man...

Mental Capacity – Importance and AssessmentJanuary 8, 2016

When a person lacks mental capacity, they are unable to create any valid legal agreement – for example to make a valid will. Challenges to...

Failed Will Dispute May Cost Woman Her HomeDecember 24, 2015

A woman who contested the will her father made shortly before he died has been left with a legal bill larger than her inheritance, after...

Can a Family Member Abroad Look After Your Affairs?December 15, 2015

It is becoming increasingly common for older people to need assistance with looking after their day-to-day affairs. Appointing an attorney using a Lasting Power of...

Charity Bequests Hit All-Time HighDecember 4, 2015

The amount of money left to charities in the wills of deceased people reached an all-time high in 2014, totalling more than £2.2 billion. An analysis...

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