Private Client Articles

Consumer Rights law – Guidance

Since 1 October 2015, under changes introduced by the Consumer Rights Act  2015, it has been compulsory for most businesses to offer Alternative Dispute Resolution...

Divorce and Foreign Nationality

Approximately one in six marriages in the European Union is between persons of different nationalities. Not surprisingly, approximately one in six divorces also involves spouses...

Making Your Will – Guidance

It is easy to keep putting off making a will. However, having a valid will is the only way to guarantee that your estate goes...

Making Your Will – Guidance

It is easy to keep putting off making a will. However, having a valid will is the only way to guarantee that your estate goes...

Taking Children into Care – The Legal Process

We often hear of children being taken into care, but the process by which this occurs is not well known. The Children Act 1989 lays...

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Private Client News

Estranged Daughter Gains Share of Late Father’s EstateSeptember 28, 2017

The dangers of concluding that estranged children who have been disinherited will have no claim against a deceased person's estate were made very clear after...

What is an ‘Existing Building’? – Tax Tribunal Clarifies the LawSeptember 20, 2017

A property owner who demolishes an existing dwelling house and replaces it with an entirely new one is entitled to reclaim VAT on the costs...

Court Upholds Restrictions on Holiday HomesSeptember 14, 2017

The old adage that 'an Englishman's home is his castle' is only partially true and the impact of planning law on a property owner's rights...

Private Investors – Beware of Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing!September 6, 2017

There have always been wolves in sheep's clothing ready to take unfair advantage of private investors and they can be difficult to spot without professional...

Court Unsympathetic When Mum Takes Law Into Own HandsAugust 31, 2017

No matter how much you may be tempted, taking the law into your own hands is not a good idea. When a mother who was divorcing...

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