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This document provides general guidance regarding the reasons for and process involved in making a Will. Your Private Client practitioner will be able to provide specific advice based on your circumstances.
End-of-life planning is a topic which is hard to address and easy to put off. Many people find it challenging to make a Will or think about making a Will as it can raise some difficult issues and questions. This guide sets out the very real benefits of making a Will and outlines what the process will involve. It is hoped that this information will demystify Wills so as to encourage you to make a professionally drafted Will without further delay, which will mean that you can get on with living your life in the knowledge your affairs are in order.
In short, yes. Please see below the section setting out the many benefits of making a Will.
You may also be asking yourself if your Will needs to be prepared by a solicitor or professional Will writer (with the cost that that entails) or whether you can use a more ‘DIY’ option. Almost without exception, a professionally drafted Will is the better option. Not only can you be confident that your estate will pass according to your wishes and instructions, but you will be guided in thinking about your assets and
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This Practice Note considers the law governing the procedural law of arbitration proceedings (the curial law or lex arbitri) and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand).The procedural law of the arbitral proceedingsThe procedural
The principles of the notarial act are that it is:•an act of the notary and not of the parties named in the document•a record of a fact, event or transaction•in the form of a document, notwithstanding the form of the underlying document, fact, event or transactionThe purpose of the notarial act is
This Practice Note examines:•why negative pledge clauses are used in commercial transactions •the consequences of breaching negative pledge provisions•how negative pledges are viewed in the context of security and quasi-security, and•key considerations when drafting a negative pledge clauseWhere
Background to the Single RulebookHistorically, the European Commission (Commission) favours using Directives (rather than Regulations) to set out its legislation in respect of the financial services sector. However, Directives, allowing Member States greater flexibility in how they implement
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