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Lucy Lamb

Posted 9 October 2018
by Lucy Lamb .

Guidance on How to Act as an Attorney

Writing out a will

Earlier this month the Court of Protection issued guidance to those newly appointed to the role of attorney. For those attorneys whose remit is to deal with the financial issues of life there are a number of examples of the…

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Rachael Morley

Posted 30 July 2018
by Rachael Morley .

Lasting Power of Attorney: An Overview

Grandparents

Increasing numbers of people are taking advantage of a simplified online process to make a Lasting Power of Attorney, which enables others to manage their affairs if they become unable to do so themselves, but alongside there is a surge…

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Gráinne Staunton

Posted 29 June 2018
by Gráinne Staunton .

The Importance of Succession Planning

Man writing on desk.

The recent High Court decision of Thompson v Thompson [2018] EWHC 1338 (Ch) (1 June 2018) once again shows the importance of making a Will and, above all, taking professional advice on succession planning, especially where a business is involved….

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Martin Laver

Posted 11 June 2018
by Martin Laver .

Honesty is the Best Policy

Judges hammer.

We have all heard the phrase, “honesty is the best policy” however the parties to a recent Court case were clearly not familiar with it. Following the death of their father, the Claimant and his three brothers held several properties…

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Rachael Morley

Posted 21 March 2018
by Rachael Morley .

Spring Cleaning for Your Tax Affairs!

Tree in a field.

Although it may not seem like Spring recently with the flurries of snow and the Beast from the East, we are now fast approaching the end of the tax year. As part of the Spring cleaning process, why not have…

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