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Creation of trusts—beneficiariesWho may be beneficiariesEvery person who would be capable of owning property if of full age and sound mind may be a...
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19th May
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Beddoe applicationsWhen trustees are engaged in trust litigation, issues often arise as to how their litigation costs are to be funded. A Beddoe...
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Produced in partnership with Kate Davenport QC of Outer Temple Chambers and Adele Isaacs of Bankside Chambers 19th May
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When can a mistake in an executed deed be rectified by a manuscript amendment rather than by a deed of rectification?This Q&A explains when it is...
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Produced in partnership with Emma Holland of Stewarts Law 19th May
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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
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Trustees—removal of trusteesA trustee may be removed against their will in any of the following ways:•under an express power in the trust...
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19th May
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Trustees—power of advancementWhere a beneficiary either:•is a minor (ie under the age of 18) and unmarried or•has attained majority or has married...
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19th May
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Cayman Islands STAR trusts—common usesThis Practice Note provides guidance on Cayman Islands STAR trusts. For general information about the Cayman...
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Produced in partnership with Mourant Ozannes and Carey Olsen 19th May
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Discretionary trusts—ScotlandWhat is a discretionary trust?A discretionary trust or discretionary settlement is an arrangement created when an...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Murrin of Turcan Connell 19th May

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What rights and duties do executors have in respect of data stored on a computer owned by the deceased?The executor is likely to have the power to...
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6th Jun
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Digital assets on incapacity and deathDigital assets can survive incapacity or death. Anyone who owns a digital device or has an online account should...
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Produced in partnership with Kerry Bornman of 3 Stone Buildings, Erin Hitchens of XXIV Old Buildings and Robert Avis of Charles Russell Speechlys 5th Jun
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Introduction to cryptoassets and blockchain for Private ClientThis Practice Note explains the phenomenon of ‘cryptoassets’, namely assets which are...
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Produced in partnership with James Brockhurst of Forsters 5th Jun
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Clause appointing digital executorsI appoint [full name of first executor] of [full address of first executor] and [full name of second executor] of...
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5th Jun
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Memorandum of digital assets[To my Attorney(s) named in my EPA/LPA dated ……..AND/ORTo the (Digital) Executor(s) of my Will dated ………]ItemAccess...
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Produced in partnership with Kerry Bornman of 3 Stone Buildings 5th Jun
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Produced in partnership with Kerry Bornman of 3 Stone Buildings 1 Digital Assets means an electronic record in which an...
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26th Sep
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I hereby declare that 1 at the date of this my will I have signed and dated and deposited with my solicitors a sealed memorandum...
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26th Sep

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