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Private Client weekly highlights—4 July 2019

Published on: 04 July 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—4 July 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Guardianship of missing persons
  • Missing people’s assets to be safeguarded under new act
  • Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 (Designation of Court) Regulations 2019
  • Draft Code of Practice published
  • CPR changes and 108th practice direction update—31 July 2019
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Public Guardian (Amendment) Regulations 2019
  • Public Guardian (Fees, etc) (Amendment) Regulations 2019
  • The Court Fees (Miscellaneous Amendments) Order 2019
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) A special feature on the Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017; (2) The new Brexit RSS feed; (3) Analysis of Naylor v Barlow on conditional gifts and what happens on failure of the condition; (4) The Court of Protection’s guidance in Lawson, Mottram and Hopton, Re (appointment of personal welfare deputies) on appointment of personal welfare deputies; (5) Analysis of the key considerations surrounding the ownership and auctioning of ancient artefacts, and (6) Gray v Hurley, in which the court allowed service of cross-border claim forms by WhatsApp. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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