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Creation of trusts—express trustsConstituents of a trustWhen drafting, keep in mind that the essentials of creating a validly constituted trust...
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19th May
Practice notes
Liferent trusts—ScotlandLiferent trustsA liferent trust (or trust liferent) is a trust which, when settled, confers a use and income benefit, or both,...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Murrin of Turcan Connell 19th May
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What is an offshore trust?A trust is formed either by lifetime gift or on death when a person (the settlor) transfers assets to another person or...
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Produced in partnership with Mourant Ozannes and Carey Olsen 19th May
Practice notes
Nature and classification of trusts—the three certaintiesCertaintyIn order for a settlor to create a private express trust the three certainties must...
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19th May
Practice notes
Taxation of age 18–25 trusts—IHTThe special category of age 18–25 trusts was introduced by Finance Act 2006 (FA 2006) to offer some compensation for...
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Produced in partnership with Paul Davies of Clarke Willmott 19th May
Practice notes
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
Q&As
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
Precedents
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
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
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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
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
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
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
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
Precedents
This Deed is made on [date]Parties1[insert name] of [insert address] and [insert name] of [insert address] (the Retiring Trustees) and2[insert name]...
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19th May
Practice notes
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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Q&As
Where an individual’s life assurance policy covers death and terminal illness, is it possible to assign the death benefit alone into trust? What...
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6th Jun
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Can a trust over policy proceeds be implied when trust documentation was not completed?Case studyWhere shareholders of a private company had an...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Life insurance and estate planningOverview of the use of life insurance in estate planningLife insurance or life assurance can be an important tool in...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bruce-Smith, Judith Robertson and Katie Walsh of Sinclair Gibson LLP 5th Jun
Practice notes
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Gude of Gowling WLG 5th Jun
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Creation of trusts—life insurance trustsDefining life insurance trustsA life insurance trust usually involves either:•an assignment of an insurance...
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5th Jun
Practice notes
Death in service benefitsOverview of the types of death in service benefits and their tax treatmentThere are three types of death in service...
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Produced in partnership with Keith Bruce-Smith and Katie Walsh of Sinclair Gibson LLP 5th Jun

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