Instructions for a Will: The conflict of interest issue
Wedlake Bell's Ann Stanyer looks at conflicts of interest in Will drafting in the context of taking instructions from couples at ...
'Death tax' scrapes through committee
The UK government's plans to increase probate fees to as much as £6,000 have been approved narrowly following a committee hearing ...
Cryptocurrency exchange founder's death leaves investors without access to assets
Gerald Cotten, the founder of Canada's leading cryptocurrency exchange, QuadrigaCX, has died leaving investors unable to access their digital currencies
Inheritance plays major role in home ownership, Collyer Bristow finds
The number of people taking out mortgages has increased for the first time in a decade, representing an increase in homeownership ...
The urgency to reform cohabitation laws has never been greater
Seddons' Deborah Jeff examines what rights cohabiting couples actually have and why people need to be aware this...
Northwest UK law firm appoints two to wills, trusts and tax team
Chester-based law firm Aaron & Partners has appointed solicitors Alison Wright and Paul Caslin to its wills, trusts and tax team
January people moves 2019
A round up of the private client sector's movers and shakers in January 2019
Probate applications to be available online in the UK
The UK probate process will now be available to be complete online according to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ).
Amazon boss' divorce set to face recurring issues HNW cases experience
The news that the world's richest couple were to divorce and split their $135 billion fortune has dominated headlines worldwide. Jeff ...
Excluding in-laws from wills
It has been reported David Somerset, the 11th Duke of Beaufort, executed a Will on the 3rd of October 2014 leaving ...