The week on eprivateclient: Genesis Trust, Lodders, Penningtons Manches and more...

05/01/2018 Will Sidery

A round up of the top stories on eprivateclient in the first week of 2018…


New research finds that lawyers spend over £26k in their working lifetime on work clothes with the stress of what to wear affecting up to a third

UK law firm Gorvins Solicitors sees growth of 15 percent in fee income from £6.8 million to £7.8 million for the financial year ending 30 November 2017, the firm reveals


Warwickshire and Cotswold based law firm Lodders appoints head of real estate Paul Mourton as its new managing partner – the firm’s youngest ever managing partner at just 39

2017 eprivateclient Top Law Firm Penningtons Manches makes three appointments in its teams in the south of England. Joining the firm are associates in the contentious probate and trusts disputes team in Basingstoke - Jack Bailey and Jessica Davies – and Guildford based associate Rachel Spruce in the firm’s private client team


Cayman based Genesis Trust & Corporate Services adds New Quadrant Partners founder Marcus Parker as a director, head of trusts and in-house counsel at the firm

HMRC has given a rundown of its top ten tax fraud and organised crime cases of 2017, including a millionaire businessman who failed to pay £1.3 million in tax because he was not a “paperwork person”


Any trusts that incurred a tax liability for the first time between 6 April 2016 and 5 April 2017 have until the close of play today to be registered with HMRC’s Trust Registration Service (TRS)

Switzerland’s highest court rules against the transfer of details of third parties such as bank employees or solicitors in cases of information handovers involving tax evaders

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