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HMCTS online probate reform event - slides and notes

11 July 2019

On the 4 July the HMCTS hosted an online event on probate reform which was aimed at legal professionals making applications for a Grant of Probate.

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Library FAQ: bare trusts and declarations of trust

18 June 2019

The Law Society Library explains where you can find precedents for bare trusts and declarations of trust.

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Charities still waiting for clarity on bequest alerts

5 June 2019

Charities still do not know how they will receive bequest alerts after the government ends its arrangement with a private legacy notification provider in July 2019.


Statement of truth: common errors to avoid

29 May 2019

HMCTS has provided a list of common errors it has found in statement of truth applications.

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The Private Client Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Advisory Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • NRB Changes
  • LPA Changes
  • Digital Assets
  • Cross Border Tax
  • IPFDA Cases
  • Care Act
  • Elderly Client
  • HMRC Disputes
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration
  • Capital Gains Tax

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: workshops, seminars, conferences, webinars, website, e-newsletters, magazines and a LinkedIn group.

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