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Property tycoon with dementia unable to change will, leaving millions to charity - comment


The High Court has a duty to be "as least restrictive as possible" with regard to the liberties of those who ...

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Legal services provider launches reputational damage cover for HNW clients


ARAG Legal Services is offering personal lines client insurance to help limit the reputational damage caused by adverse publicity

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HMRC wins £110 million landmark case against tax avoidance scheme


The UK's tax agency - HMRC - has won a landmark case against a tax avoidance scheme promoter that could lead ...

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Aussie 'text message will' should not 'open floodgates for DIY wills', says solicitor


Australia's Supreme Court accepting a draft and unsent text message as a form of will for the deceased should not "open ...

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Farmer's son suing family for farming estate after claiming he was cut out of will


A farmer's son is suing his family for a portion of the £3 million farming estate and business his deceased father ...

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Family law head 'not surprised' that more women are seeking financial advice due to divorce


National head of family law at Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth is "not surprised" to see more women taking financial advice due ...

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Bedell Cristin wins $200m trust dispute for plaintiffs in long-running Crociani case


Offshore law firm Bedell Cristin has successfully acted for the plaintiffs in a long-running trust dispute which has resulted in the ...

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The week on eprivateclient: Deloitte, HMRC, Irwin Mitchell, Vistra and more.....


A look at the top stories on eprivateclient this week.....

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Indian Supreme Court's outlaw of instant divorce will 'alleviate stigma' - Irwin Mitchell


The Indian Supreme Court's judgment in outlawing 'instant divorces' under the 'triple talaq' will "begin to alleviate stigmas in the country ...

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Supreme Court grants Swiss-resident widow full German tax-free allowance


In consideration of European Court of Justice law, the Supreme Tax Court has ruled in favour of a Swiss-resident widow and ...

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