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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
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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
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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
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
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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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Assessment for residential accommodationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The content of this Practice Note is temporarily affected by the coronavirus...
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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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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
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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—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
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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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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
Practice notes
Execution formalities—under a power of attorneyThis Practice Note provides practical guidance on the proper execution of simple contracts and deeds by...
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9th Sep
Q&As
Can a person acting under an ordinary power of attorney resign the directorship of the principal who granted the power? The issue in this Q&A is...
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Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 9th Sep
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Can an ordinary power of attorney be expressed to cover a period before the date that the deed creating the power of attorney was executed if that is...
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8th Sep
Practice notes
Ordinary powers of attorneyAn ordinary power of attorney is a basic document that gives the attorney the power to deal with the donor’s financial...
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15th Aug
Q&As
Do ordinary powers of attorney automatically come to an end if the donor becomes mentally incapacitated?Practice Note: Ordinary powers of attorney...
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15th Aug
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How long is a general power of attorney valid for?A general power of attorney is a basic document that gives the attorney the power to deal with the...
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15th Aug
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Can an limited liability partnership grant a general power of attorney to a non-member or is the member required to execute a general power of...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 15th Aug
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Can an executor of an estate appoint someone (say a solicitor) under a general power of attorney to sign the TR1 to complete the sale of the...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 15th Aug
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How long is an ordinary power of attorney valid for?An ordinary power of attorney gives the attorney the power to deal with the donor’s financial...
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15th Aug
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Does an attorney under a Financial Lasting Power of Attorney or any other type of power of attorney have power to purchase property on behalf of the...
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15th Aug
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Can a bankrupt individual be appointed as an attorney pursuant to a power of attorney? Does it make a difference if they are a discharged or...
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15th Aug
Precedents
Trustee power of attorney under Trustee Act 1925, section 25THIS POWER OF ATTORNEY is given on [date] by me [name of donor] of [address of donor].This...
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15th Aug
Precedents
Appropriate statement by attorney pursuant to Trustee Delegation Act 1999I [insert full name of attorney] of [insert address of attorney] make the...
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