Private Client Articles

Civil Partnerships And Same-Sex Marriage Explained

The first civil partnerships were formed on 21 December 2005, after the Civil Partnerships Act 2004 came into effect on 5 December 2005. Same-sex marriages contracted...

Cohabitees and Death – Who Can Claim?

When one member of a cohabiting couple dies, it can come as an unpleasant surprise to the bereaved partner to discover that not all of...

Cohabitees and Death – Who Can Claim?

When one member of a cohabiting couple dies, it can come as an unpleasant surprise to the bereaved partner to discover that not all of...

Package Tour Problems and Travel Delay – Your Rights

We often hear of problems associated with package tour holidays and customers' attempts to gain compensation. It is important, therefore, to know what is and...

What Are Financial Needs?

When financial settlements are being made on divorce, one crucial aspect that is taken into account in deciding the structure and value of the settlement...

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Private Client News

Executors and TaxesNovember 1, 2017

An executor of an estate is personally responsible for his or her actions, so as well as there being significant duties, on occasions the role...

Power of Attorney or Deputyship?October 23, 2017

In the same week that a former policeman was convicted of stealing a house and £200,000 from his disabled cousin by abusing a power of...

Tax Domicile – HMRC Upping the Ante?October 15, 2017

With an increasingly peripatetic workforce, more and more people are finding that the issue of their fiscal residence has a significant effect on their tax...

Mutual Will Voids Thirteen Later WillsOctober 10, 2017

Although a worryingly high proportion of the population never make a will, a fairly large number of those who do make more than one. It...

Only Gifts Without Reservation Are Effective in Minimising IHTOctober 9, 2017

Giving away your assets to the next generation before your death can be an effective means of minimising Inheritance Tax (IHT) liabilities. However, as one...

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