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brexit consequences

Brexit: committee member viewsSubscription

21 September 2016

In the wake of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, some of the members of the Private Client Section committee and one of the speakers from our cross-border conference offer their views on the impact on the sector

Who's complaining?

Answer me this

23 September 2016

The Law Society’s Practice Advice Service outline some recent private client-related enquiries the team has received, and how it has answered them

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Private Client Section annual conference 2016Subscription

23 September 2016By

Private Client Section committee member Anthony Rickards Collinson rounds up the highlights of our annual conference, held in London on 1 July, and introduces our conference edition

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A problem sharedSubscription

23 September 2016By

Timeshare contracts are often ‘in perpetuity’, and clients may be concerned about leaving their families with indefinite maintenance obligations on their death. Julie Jordan looks at the options for Spanish timeshare owners

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A family affair

23 September 2016By ,

With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it is important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts and Rosie Schumm provide a guide

Helen Clarke

Mental notesSubscription

23 September 2016By

Helen Clarke reviews two new titles on the assessment of mental capacity

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Time to talkSubscription

23 September 2016By

The majority of the public are still reluctant to talk about death and dying, but the process of organising end of life matters can bring support and comfort. Jennifer Melly explains how Dying Matters is encouraging people in Wales to speak openly on a taboo subject

Patricia Wass

On the moveSubscription

23 September 2016By

Practitioners acting as a professional attorney or deputy, especially where there are no family members, will sometimes be faced with the responsibility of placing an elderly person into care. Patricia Wass highlights the practical considerations to take into account

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Banking on itSubscription

21 September 2016By

Mike Simpson has ambitious plans for his firm to innovate in aspects of the private client market. In the first of a new series of interviews with private client law firm leaders, Grania Langdon-Down talks to him about his business strategy

Chris Whitehouse

Capital letterSubscription

20 September 2016By

At the Private Client Section annual conference, Chris Whitehouse provided an update on capital tax planning after the 2016 budget

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

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  • LPA Changes
  • Digital Assets
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  • IPFDA Cases
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  • Elderly Client
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  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration
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