Private Client Articles

Heir Hunters – Take Advice!

Until the recent publicity afforded by television shows on the subject, many people might not have realised that ‘heir tracing’ companies exist, let alone that...

Treasure Trove – The Law

There are countless stories of buried treasure, for example, the recent a huge find of Roman artefacts  unearthed in London, but the public at large know little...

Post-Nuptial Agreements – the Basics

More than 40 per cent of marriages end in divorce (in England and Wales more than 110,000 couples divorce annually) and when one in five...

Duty of Care Surprisingly Limited

An interesting attempt at a defence came to nothing in a recent traffic accident case.   It involved a driver who, having missed his turning, decided to...

CGT and Shares in Estates Valuation Trap

In the UK, there are quite generous exemptions from Inheritance Tax (IHT) which apply to business assets. One problem with making use of such exemptions...

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Private Client News

Do You Still Believe in the 90-Day UK Tax Residency Myth? Read This!February 9, 2018

It is an enduringly popular misconception that all you need to do in order to establish that you are not UK resident for tax purposes...

Casting Aspersions to Change Inheritance Proves UnsuccessfulFebruary 2, 2018

Wills made or varied just before death are a frequent source of dispute and court appearances, and it was just such an occurrence that led...

Ripped Off By a Rogue Trader? You Can Be Compensated!January 30, 2018

Elderly people and those who are vulnerable are sadly prime targets for rogue traders, but the law is not powerless when it comes to helping...

Court Bypasses Wife’s Attempts to Stymie SaleJanuary 25, 2018

One of the potential disadvantages of having more than one owner of a property is what to do when they take different views of whether...

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,...

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