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Karmjit Mader

Back to Basics: Finalising a tax liabilitySubscription

22 March 2016By ,

It’s become increasingly difficult to finalise an individual’s tax liability under the UK tax system. Lisa Vanderheide and Karmjit Mader provide a guide

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Janet Morrison

To top it allSubscription

23 March 2016By

A top-up fee can improve the experience of care received by an older person in a care home. But too often, these fees are imposed without the informed consent of all parties and become a ‘secret subsidy’. Janet Morrison explains

Georgia Bedworth

Variation on a theme

23 March 2016By

If a will is not fit for purpose or the estate could have been disposed of more efficiently from a tax point of view, all is not lost. It is possible to vary the disposition of an estate. Georgia Bedworth explains

Elin Dukes

Young blood

23 March 2016By

Young private client solicitor Elin Dukes reflects on what drew her to the practice area, and what firms can do to attract more talent at trainee level

Lisa Morgan

Bill of healthSubscription

23 March 2016By

As the population ages, identifying who should pay for those in need of long-term care has become a vital issue for solicitors. Lisa Morgan considers how NHS continuing healthcare can help, the role of the solicitor in the process – and the pitfalls involved

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Generation gameSubscription

22 March 2016By

Major changes to the tax charges that apply to benefits paid on the death of a pension scheme member took effect almost a year ago. Jo Summers outlines what benefit options now apply, and how you can plan effectively for your clients

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Drawing the lineSubscription

22 March 2016By ,

A recent case shed light on the jurisdiction of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 when a person has capacity but is still vulnerable. Falling on one side of this line or the other can have significant consequences, argue Mungo Wenban-Smith and Alex Ruck Keene

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Line of duty

22 March 2016By

Charles Holbech discusses some recent cases that provide useful guidance on the scope of trustees’ duties

Alberto Perez Cedillo

Roaring successionSubscription

22 March 2016By

The fifth Section conference on cross-border and international private client issues focused on the EU Succession Regulation – commonly known as Brussels IV. Alberto Perez Cedillo reports back on the talking points of the day

gary rycroft

Welcome aboardSubscription

22 March 2016By

Gary Rycroft welcomes three new members to the Private Client Section committee, and reports back from the Cross Border Conference

tim hill

Tomorrow’s worldSubscription

22 March 2016By

A new Law Society report looks at the future of the legal services market, including the potential impact of technology. Tim Hill looks at how technological innovation may affect the private client market

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Private Client Section renewals

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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