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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 18th Nov
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The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland...
18th Nov
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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...
18th Nov
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A certified copy is an accurate, complete and current copy (usually a photocopy) of an original document. The certified copy will include a statement...
18th Nov
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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 18th Nov
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We have assumed that the power of attorney in question is a lasting power of attorney (LPA).For guidance on revoking and disclaiming appointments...
17th Nov
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Under section 1 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA 2005) there is a presumption that a person has capacity unless proved otherwise. The test as set...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 17th Nov
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Whether a single employee working in the UK for a non-UK company could give rise to a taxable presence for the non-UK company is considered below.Risk...
12th Nov
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Revocation of a grant of probate can occur for a number of reasons including invalidity of the Will or the grant being improperly obtained. Revocation...
Produced in partnership with Oliver Auld of Charles Russell Speechlys LLP 11th Nov
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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...
10th Nov
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Acquisition or appropriation of remainderman's interestUnder the life interest trust, the life tenant would either be entitled to live in the property...
Produced in partnership with Lynne Counsell of 9 Stone Buildings 10th Nov
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On 13 March 2020, the Law Society issued guidance in respect of residential conveyancing transactions in light of coronavirus. It is suggested that...
Produced in partnership with Chris Bryden of 4 King’s Bench Walk 10th Nov

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