Private Client Articles

How do I Leave Money to Charity in My Will?

It's easy to include a charity in your will, but you should always consult your solicitor before you write or change your will  to be...

What Happens on Intestacy?

The Inheritance and Trustees’ Powers Act came into force in late 2014. It changes intestacy law in England and Wales to allow a deceased's estate...

Helping Your Executors

Being an executor is a demanding job at the best of times and a task that is made all the more difficult when the deceased...

How do I Leave Money to Charity in My Will?

It's easy to include a charity in your will, but you should always consult your solicitor before you write or change your will  to be...

EHRC Publishes Revised Tips for Disabled Travellers

Under European law, disabled persons and persons with reduced mobility have a right to receive help to get through the airport and board their plane...

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Private Client News

Certain Inheritance Can Be Financial Resource in Divorce SettlementJanuary 19, 2018

Under English law, a person is able (within limits) to decide absolutely to whom their estate should pass. However, many countries have 'forced heirship' laws,...

Informal Wills on the Way?January 16, 2018

We have written on numerous occasions of the danger of either failing to leave a will or of not taking professional advice when making your...

Council Must Consider Planning ApplicationJanuary 8, 2018

People who seek advantage by going beyond the bounds of planning permission they are given can expect to be taught a very expensive lesson by...

Judge Sees Through Attempt to Hide AssetsJanuary 5, 2018

When a couple divorced in 2014, the ex-husband was ordered to pay his ex-wife periodical payments of £120,000 per year after he was found to...

Libel by Internal Email Proves ExpensiveDecember 27, 2017

Many people think that for a libel to occur, the statement made has to be both false and made in public, but in fact that...

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