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Private Client weekly highlights—17 June 2021

Published on: 17 June 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—17 June 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 14 June
  • Trusts
  • The rule in Saunders v Vautier and disability v priority models of trust law in a complex commercial proprietary claim (Serious Fraud Office v Litigation Capital Ltd)
  • Court of Protection
  • DHSC publishes six guidance documents on Liberty Protection Safeguards
  • Two-week rapid consultation launched on remote, hybrid and in-person family hearings
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) Serious Fraud Office v Litigation Capital Ltd, a case concerning a complex commercial proprietary claim, which considered the rule in Saunders v Vautier and disability v priority models of trust law; (2) DHSC publishes six guidance documents on Liberty Protection Safeguards; (3) HMRC publishes Spotlight 58 on tax avoidance using unfunded pension arrangements; (4) Nuffield Health v Merton London Borough Council, a decision on the eligibility of charities for mandatory rating relief; (5) Hudman v Morris, where the court provided guidance as to the circumstances under which an executor can be removed or passed over; (6) Lambie Trustee v Addleman, a decision of the Supreme Court of New Zealand on when trustees must disclose legal advice to beneficiaries; (8) In the matter of The May Trust, in which the Royal Court of Jersey considered the meaning of ‘benefit’ of a very significant proposed trust distribution, and (9) The launch of our new Court of Protection case tracker. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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