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Private Client weekly highlights—6 February 2020

Private Client weekly highlights—6 February 2020
Published on: 06 February 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—6 February 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Brexit Bulletin—Foreign Office publishes the ratified Withdrawal Agreement
  • Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources
  • Brexit bulletin—ratified Withdrawal Agreement published in the Official Journal
  • Brexit bulletin—European Commission releases draft mandate on the future relationship negotiations
  • Prime Minister hopes for friendly cooperation between EU and UK
  • Powers of attorney and advance decisions
  • Court of Protection orders Public Guardian should pay own costs and contribute to attorney’s costs in disputed LPA case
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) A Court of Protection decision that the Public Guardian should pay both their own costs and contribute to the attorney’s costs in a disputed LPA case; (2) Gosden v Halliwell Landau, in which the Court of Appeal found a law firm negligent for failing to register a restriction on the title to a trust property; (3) A. Allam v HMRC, which dealt with the intertwining regimes of entrepreneurs’ relief, transactions in securities and business investment relief; (4) Good v Ryan, which analysed the difference between ‘entitled to’ and ‘entitled to receive’ income and the link between entitlement and beneficial ownership; (5) A Court of Appeal decision confirming that the dominant purpose test applies to legal advice privilege, and how best to approach multi-addressee communications between lawyers and non-lawyers, and (6) Scottish Budget 2020–21. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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