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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
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

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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
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Where a solicitor has acted for a client prior to their death, can the solicitor surrender the client's files to their executor, particularly with...
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1st Sep
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If trustees made a loan to a beneficiary and then two of those trustees retired, is there any need to change the lender to the remaining trustee?We...
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1st Sep
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Can a testator validly revoke their last valid Will by writing on the Will itself ‘I hereby revoke this Will’ signing in the presence of one...
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25th Aug
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How does the Perpetuities and Accumulations Act 2009 apply to bare trusts?This Q&A assumed that the reference to the bare trust is a reference to a...
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24th Aug
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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
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X was to supply Y with a bespoke item. X was a trader and Y was a consumer. Y died before delivery. Can X proceed with the order and invoice the...
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Produced in partnership with XXIV Old Buildings 24th Aug
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