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Types of personal injury trustHow to choose between the different types of trustPersonal injury trusts are often considered in the context of the...
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Produced in partnership with Phillipa Bruce-Kerr of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 9th Apr
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Inheritance tax and personal injury trustsIt is a common misconception among practitioners that using one type of personal injury trust or another...
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Produced in partnership with Phillipa Bruce-Kerr of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 9th Apr
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IntroductionIt is a sad fact that in many personal injury cases, particularly those involving the most catastrophic injuries, the injured person will...
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Produced in partnership with Phillipa Bruce-Kerr of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 9th Apr
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Receipt of personal injury damages by a claimant, unless placed in trust, will affect assessable capital and income as regards means-tested...
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Produced in partnership with Rosalind Hamlyn of Thomson Snell and Passmore LLP 5th Feb
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Where an individual is in receipt of damages following a personal injury (PI) claim, the court (either the Court of Protection or the court hearing...
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A living injured claimant who has received agreed damages or a court award, whether by way of interim payment or final compensation, may enter into a...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 4th Feb
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