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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
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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
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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Q&As
Can an attorney under a lasting power of attorney (LPA) execute a deed of resignation to resign the donor as a company director?We refer you to Q&A:...
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16th Sep
Q&As
Can a power of attorney lapse or expire or does it last indefinitely? Does it need to be updated or 'refreshed'?Lasting powers of attorneyIn contrast...
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9th Sep
Precedents
Why make an LPA?—client guideThis document provides general guidance about lasting powers of attorney (LPAs), explaining what they are, the benefits...
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31st Aug
Q&As
When a solicitor is acting for an individual who has appointed an attorney, who is the solicitor's client?It is not clear from the question whether...
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24th Aug
Practice notes
LPAs—registration objectionsFORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Ministry of Justice and the Office of the Public Guardian launched a consultation, Modernising...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Mahon de Palacios of Wedlake Bell 18th Aug
Practice notes
International issues relating to the protection of vulnerable adultsCross-border issues arise whenever someone holds assets in more than one...
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18th Aug
Practice notes
LPAs—registration procedureFORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Ministry of Justice and the Office of the Public Guardian launched a consultation, Modernising...
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18th Aug
Q&As
How does a blind donor execute a Lasting Power of Attorney?The requirements as to execution of a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) are set out in the...
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18th Aug
Q&As
Can a UK bank refuse to recognise a foreign power of attorney and in that case, an application to court must be made to get a declaration that the...
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Produced in partnership with Graham Stott of gunnercooke LLP 18th Aug
Practice notes
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 16th Aug
Practice notes
Business and commercial LPAsFORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Ministry of Justice and the Office of the Public Guardian launched a consultation, Modernising...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Ward MSc BA(Hons) MBPsS CertCouns of Craybeck Law 16th Aug
Practice notes
Misuse of EPAs and LPAs and its preventionFORTHCOMING CHANGE: The Ministry of Justice and the Office of the Public Guardian launched a consultation,...
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Produced in partnership with Victoria Mahon de Palacios of Wedlake Bell 16th Aug
Practice notes
Jointly owned property and loss of capacity Q&AsThis Practice Note aims to guide practitioners to Q&As covering the rules and procedure that apply in...
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16th Aug
Practice notes
LPA precedent instructions and preferences—health and welfare LPAsThe precedents in this document are based on those found in Part I, Chapter 15 of...
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16th Aug
Practice notes
Data protection obligations for attorneys and deputiesThe UK’s data protection provisions as from 31 December 2020In the UK from 11pm on 31 December...
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Produced in partnership with Craig Ward MSc BA(Hons) MBPsS CertCouns of Craybeck Law 16th Aug
Practice notes
LPA precedent instructions and preferences—property and financial affairs LPAsThe precedents in this document are based on those found in Part I,...
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