Private Client Articles

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...

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...

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

Unnecessary Risk-Taking Means Tour Operator Not Liable for AccidentJuly 19, 2018

With the holiday season upon us, a recent case shows that there are limits to the liability of tour operators when accidents occur, especially when...

Inheritance Tax – ‘Hope Value’ Relevant to Property ValuationsJuly 8, 2018

When valuing a property for Inheritance Tax (IHT) purposes, is it legitimate to take into account its potential for enlargement or improvement – so-called 'hope...

Confidentiality – Don’t Give In to ThreatsJune 17, 2018

If you are facing menacing demands for money, you should take legal advice straight away. In a recent case, the High Court came to the...

Pre-Nuptial Agreement Receives Court BackingJune 11, 2018

The validity of pre-nuptial agreements depends on legal advice being taken on both sides, equal bargaining positions and overall fairness. In one case, the High...

Understanding Between Couple Regarding Work Done Creates Legal ObligationMay 31, 2018

Legal arguments between cohabitants who break up are commonplace. However, a recent case dealt with a lengthy legal dispute between the surviving partner of a...

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