Q&As

Comprehend the law and how it impacts your clients. Q&As shine a light on common issues

Legal Research

Q&As
Formalities for a deedThe following are the necessary requirements for a deed:•it must be in writing•it must make it clear that it is intended to be a...
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 12th Apr
Q&As
Executing documents properly when one or more parties to a contract are not physically present is sometimes known as virtual signing or virtual...
9th Apr
Q&As
The term ‘beneficiary’ in relation to jurisdiction is referred to in Regulation (EU) 1215/2012, Brussels I (recast) in:•Articles 7(6) and 25(3) of...
9th Apr
Q&As
A charge to inheritance tax (IHT) on relevant property arises on the periodic ten-year anniversary of the settlement's creation (the principal...
9th Apr
Q&As
The inheritance tax (IHT) treatment of the distribution will depend on all the circumstances of the case. The resources and information below may be...
9th Apr
Q&As
Many Wills will contain provisions that require the recipient of a bequest to have survived for a specified period of time following the death of the...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 9th Apr
Q&As
Where an electronic document review platform is, or can be, used to prepare a party’s disclosure, the closure of their instructing solicitor’s offices...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 8th Apr
Q&As
The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
8th Apr
Q&As
Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law after Brexit. It is a...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 8th Apr
Q&As
A certified copy is an accurate, complete and current copy (usually a photocopy) of an original document. The certified copy will include a statement...
8th Apr
Q&As
An instrument is validly executed as a deed by an individual only if it is signed by them in the presence of a witness who attests the signature. The...
8th Apr

Popular documents