Controversial changes to probate fees have been scrapped ahead of the upcoming election, the government confirmed today.Read More
Private Client Articles
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With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it’s important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts provides a guide on relevant…Read More
Inheritance tax (“IHT”) is charged on your death at the rate of 40% based on the value of your assets. This 40% rate is only charged on any value exceeding the nil-rate band, which…Read More
Administering another ‘death tax’ will create problems for solicitors, who also question whether it is right for the bereaved to subsidise the courts and tribunal service.Read More
On 15 March the Supreme Court ruled on the landmark case of Ilott v The Blue Cross (previously Ilott v Mitson), a claim originally brought by a daughter excluded from her mother's Will.…Read More
Emma Loveday provides a snapshot of the status of consultations affecting the private client practitioner.Read More