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Private Client weekly highlights—9 September 2021

Published on: 09 September 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Private Client weekly highlights—9 September 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)—HMCTS publishes updated operational summary for week commencing 6 September 2021
  • Trusts
  • Trust Registration Service opens for non-taxable trusts
  • UK signs up to best practice beneficial ownership transparency disclosure principles
  • Further updates to Trust Registration Service (TRS) deadlines and exclusions
  • Court of Protection
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Private Client highlights includes: (1) Further updates to the Trust Registration Service; (2) Re C (capacity to access the internet and social media), in which the Court of Protection found that a young woman lacked capacity to access the internet and social media; (3) Sleight v Callin, which illustrates the dangers of dealing with assets falling within the assets of a deceased’s estate, where that estate is insolvent and subsequently the subject of an insolvency administration order; (4) Lonsdale v Teasdale, which concerned procedural irregularity and the burden of proof in assessing testamentary capacity; (5) Jones v Lydon, in which the court analysed leading authorities on exceptions to without prejudice privilege, including the estoppel exception; (6) The Law Commission publishes its 2021–22 business plan, and (7) The Autumn Budget will take place on 27 October. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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