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This partial deed of revocation is made on [date] by [donor] of [address].1I granted a Lasting Power of Attorney for [Financial Decisions/Health and...
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19th May
Precedents
This Deed OF REVOCATION is made on [date] by me [name of donor] of [address of donor].This Deed provides:1Revocation...
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19th May
Practice notes
Trustees—statutory powers of trusteesSource and availabilitySourcesTrustees have certain powers conferred on them by statute, in particular by the...
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19th May
Q&As
At what stage and to whom can a Deed of Appropriation take place when selling a second property in an estate?We assume you refer to the situation when...
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19th May
Practice notes
Creation of trusts—blind trustsWhat is a blind trust?A blind trust is a trust that is aimed at preventing conflicts of interest arising. Usually, the...
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Produced in partnership with Michael O’Sullivan of 5 Stone Buildings 19th May
Practice notes
The Cy-près doctrineFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response  to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September 2017,...
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19th May
Practice notes
Relief for income tax lossesReliefs entitle taxpayers to reduce the amount of income tax payable. When calculating liability to income tax, a taxpayer...
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19th May
Practice notes
Assessment for residential accommodationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus...
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19th May
Q&As
Can a life tenant in a Will bring a life interest to an end by choosing to end it themselves or does it only expire on death?Life tenantsA life...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 19th May
Practice notes
Capacity to litigateOn the face of it, there would appear to be no specific impediment, if there is no reason to suppose that a person is without...
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19th May
Practice notes
Termination of trusts—methods of terminationDuration of a trustThe duration of an express trust is subject to the restrictions imposed by the rules...
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19th May
Practice notes
Costs and expenses in the Court of ProtectionThere are court fees and disbursements which will be payable by all applicants on making a new...
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19th May
Practice notes
Acceptance in Lieu scheme and other heritage property reliefsSTOP PRESS: HMRC has updated its guidance on calculating the special price in Acceptance...
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19th May
Practice notes
Trustees—self-dealing, unauthorised profits and conflicts of interestThe self-dealing ruleThe self-dealing rule is connected to, but distinct from,...
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19th May
Practice notes
Offshore trusts—offshore income gains (OIGs)Offshore income gains (OIGs) are gains realised on the disposal of interests in offshore funds which are...
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19th May
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Trust disputes—court jurisdiction and procedureTrust litigation has been classified as being of three types:•a dispute as to the trusts on which...
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19th May

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Practice notes
DeedsUnder English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed.This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which...
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20th Sep
Q&As
What is the difference between a charity established by Royal Charter and a charity regulated by Royal Charter? The Charities Bill 2021 refers to...
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3rd Sep
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Can a company registered in Germany be a corporate trustee of a charitable incorporated organisation (CIO)?For information on charitable incorporated...
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2nd Sep
Practice notes
Website accessibilityAll websites should be accessible, especially by people with disabilities. Access to websites is governed by the Equality Act...
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16th Aug
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Running a charityFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September 2017,...
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16th Aug
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Charities—choosing a charity structureFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response  to the Law Commission’s report of...
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16th Aug
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Charity creation - legal pointsFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law Commission’s report of 14...
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16th Aug
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Setting up a charityFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response  to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September 2017,...
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16th Aug
Practice notes
Charity set up - aims, objectives and administrationFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response  to the Law...
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15th Aug
Practice notes
Perpetuities and accumulationsThe rules relating to perpetuities and accumulations stem from the common law and the provisions in the Perpetuities and...
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15th Aug
Q&As
Do you have precedent resolutions to be used by trustees pursuant to section 282 of the Charities Act 2011?Section 282 of the Charities Act 2011 (CA...
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15th Aug
Q&As
Can a charitable incorporated organisation have a sole member?We refer you to Practice Note: Charitable incorporated organisations. At section...
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15th Aug
Practice notes
Royal ChartersFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law Commission’s report of 14 September 2017,...
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Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester and Mr Darragh Connell of Forum Chambers 12th Aug
Practice notes
Companies limited by guaranteeWhat is a company limited by guarantee?Limited companies can be either limited by shares or by guarantee. A company...
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12th Aug
Practice notes
Charitable incorporated organisationsFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law Commission’s report of 14...
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12th Aug
Q&As
Is there any official guidance regarding the amount or proportion of income a charity can spend on its professional fees and administrative...
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1st Aug
Q&As
How will charities ensure that they are properly governed if trustees and staff are not able to work or meet in light of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Many...
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1st Aug
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Are the trustees of a sports club (an unincorporated association) personally liable for the club's debts?An unincorporated members' club is not...
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1st Aug

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