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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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Practice notes
Personal representatives and trustees—power of appropriationAppropriation is a process by which a personal representative (PR) or a trustee uses a...
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15th Aug
Q&As
Where all legal owners of a property have died, how is unregistered land transferred to Will trustees?We have assumed that there are express trusts...
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1st Aug
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Can a life interest be terminated by actions only rather than by deed?Can a life interest be terminated by actions only rather than by a deed, eg life...
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1st Aug
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What steps should be taken where a trust deed has been lost and a copy cannot be located?In the case of a missing trust deed, the first step would be...
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1st Aug
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What information do you have on trustees making a loan to a beneficiary in order to purchase a property?The trustees should consider whether the loan...
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1st Aug
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Can trustees be given a power to determine what receipts are income and what are capital?The decision in Re Wynn’s Will Trusts [1952] Ch 271In Re...
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1st Aug
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Is there a general rule as to how many trustees must be present at trustee meetings?Ideally, all the trustees should attend trustee meetings, because...
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1st Aug
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To what extent do trustees need to record their continued intention to make, and to not call in, an interest-free loan to a beneficiary? Would it be...
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1st Aug

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