Many assume that couples who are neither married nor in a civil partnership but who live together ("cohabitants" for the purposes of this article) have a “common law marriage” entitling…Read More
Private Client Articles
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In this extract from Choice Magazine (www.choicemag.co.uk), Oliver Embley, Senior Associate in the Private Client Team, answers a reader’s question on Will trusts.Read More
In this article for Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal (May 2017), Wedlake Bell partner Emma Loveday, discusses the reforms to the taxation of non-domiciliaries (non-doms). This article…Read More
Whilst one Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 ('1975 Act') case has dominated the headlines (Ilott v The Blue Cross  UKSC 17) there has been another recent…Read More
At last, some good news for Generation Y. According to a recent Royal London survey, a cascading wall of wealth – around £400bn – is predicted to descend from the property-owning “grandparents’…Read More
Controversial changes to probate fees have been scrapped ahead of the upcoming election, the government confirmed today.Read More