Investec Trust acquisition completed family office jigsaw for Salamanca Group says its new ex-Barclays senior hire
Following the addition of the Investec Trust business (see eprivateclient 17/10/2013), Salamanca Group has the building blocks in place to create ...
Surviving civil partner's entitlement to pension death benefits can be restricted, Pinsent Masons warns
A surviving civil partner's entitlement to claim death benefits from his or her deceased partner's defined benefit (DB) pension scheme can ...
Court upholds will made by schizophrenic to benefit of charity - Vegetarian Society & Another v Scott
The case of Vegetarian Society & Another v Scott  EWHC 4097 (Ch) involved the estate of John McKeen, a schizophrenic ...
Spend money now or expect hefty inheritance tax liabilities, Towry warns
After a lifetime of saving for their future and with rising long-term care costs, it is not surprising that many reach ...
Cripps Harries Hall sign up to Law Society wills and inheritance accreditation
A Kent law firm has become one of the first in the country to be awarded a new kite mark accreditation ...
High-profile Guernsey trust court case win for Carey Olsen sets 'important precedent on trustee liability'
Offshore law firm Carey Olsen has acted for the winning parties in a decision issued by Guernsey's Royal Court in a ...
Signature error ultimately proves not to be fatal to Will
The Supreme Court gave its judgment in the case of Marley v Rawlings on 22 January 2014.
Supreme Court judgment on Will dispute case 'common sense' according to law firm head of private client
A UK Supreme Court judgment published this week (22/01/2014) concerning a dispute which arose due to an administrative mistake in signing-off ...
Average Prime London prices to hit £1.62m in 2014
Despite increases to taxes and changes in the regulations governing what structures a property can be held in, specialist residential investment ...
European private equity firm takes stake in US legal sevices firm
LegalZoom.com, a US provider of online legal solutions for small businesses and families, and Permira, a European private equity firm, have ...