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Private Client analysis: In Perry and another v Neupert, the High Court considered the circumstances in which a case is suitable for summary judgment....
22nd Aug
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TMT analysis: Can a social media account be inherited after the account holder’s death? Roman Brtka, counsel in the intellectual property practice at...
9th Aug
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Private Client analysis: This article written by Michelle Wan of Deacons, looks at guidelines for solicitors, given by the HK Court of Appeal, in...
7th Aug
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Private Client analysis: A recent estate litigation case considered the position of personal representatives (PRs) versus that of Will trustees with...
18th Jul
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Private Client analysis: Ann Stanyer, partner at Wedlake Bell, highlights the key points of the Law Society’s response to the Office of Tax...
10th Jul
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Private Client analysis: The case of Gupta v Gupta is useful for practitioners gathering evidence about the validity of a Will, as it lays out the...
29th Jun
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Private Client analysis: According to Leslie Blohm QC at St John’s Chambers, the case of Thompson v Thompson demonstrates the willingness of the...
25th Jun
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Private Client analysis: The High Court has dismissed an application brought by the trustees and executors of the estate of the late Lord Cecil...
22nd Jun
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Private Client analysis: John Robson of Arden Chambers discusses a Court of Appeal judgment regarding two competing wills which emphasises the strong...
14th Jun
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Private Client analysis: A recent judgment illustrates that an ambiguous clause in a will is interpreted in the same way at as an ambiguous contract...
6th Jun
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Private Client analysis: Lisa Davies, senior associate at Blake Morgan, provides the background to a call for evidence by the Office of Tax...
25th May
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Dispute Resolution analysis: The High Court, while dealing with a Part 8 application, made an order anonymising the proceedings to protect the...
22nd May
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Private Client analysis: The case of Lewis v Tamplin is an important one for advisers of trustees and beneficiaries in cases where beneficiaries seek...
17th May
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Private Client analysis: Who is responsible for payment of inheritance tax (IHT)? Matthew Duncan, consultant in the private client team at Druces,...
11th May
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Information law analysis: Partner at Travers Smith, Louisa Chambers, and professional support lawyer in the commercial, intellectual property and...
1st May
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Private Client analysis: In Thompson v Ragget and others, the claimant claimed reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for...
30th Apr
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Private Client analysis: Taulbut v Davey illustrates the practical difficulties that homemade Wills can give rise to and is a useful reminder that the...
26th Apr
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Private Client analysis: The First-tier Tax Tribunal’s decision in Winstanley v HMRC ensures that a taxpayer’s death does not generally prevent HMRC...
12th Apr
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Private Client analysis: Marie Batchelor, an associate at Birketts LLP, examines a High Court decision in an inheritance dispute in which the court...
21st Mar
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Private Client analysis: When is the remedy of the court taking an account as an alternative to the beneficiaries signing the estate accounts...
19th Mar

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