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    Friendly reminder

    2022-02-18T16:25:00Z

    Molly Hunter and Melissa Lesson examine the role of litigation friends in cases where a client has capacity issues, including fluctuating capacity

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    Decrypting crypto

    2022-02-18T16:15:00Z

    Kate Burt summarises what has changed regarding cryptoassets, and what you need to know

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    Versus predator

    2022-02-18T16:06:00Z

    The risk of vulnerable parties entering into a predatory marriage is gaining increasing attention, both in the press and in the legal profession. Bethan Byrne and Sheena Cassidy Hope explore how new protections can be achieved through changes in the law 

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    Back to Basics: Health and welfare LPAs vs advance decisions

    2022-02-18T15:28:00Z

     Paula Shea looks at advance care planning, the various options and how to prepare clients for life-threatening or life-sustaining situations.

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    Lost in translation

    2022-02-18T15:08:00Z

       

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    At capacity

    2022-02-18T12:54:00Z

    Holly Miéville-Hawkins and Holly Chantler review some key welfare cases from 2021, and the implications they have for financial deputies and attorneys

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    Passage to India

    2022-02-18T12:34:00Z

    Alberto Perez Cedillo speaks to Rishabh Shroff, co-head of private client practice at Indian law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, about the country’s inheritance and succession laws 

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    Chain Re-ACC-tion

    2022-02-18T12:07:00Z

       

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    Special blend

    2022-02-18T11:54:00Z

    Choosing your attorney when making a lasting power of attorney requires much thought in any event, but things can get even more complicated when blended families are involved, as Fiona Heald and Sophie O’Connell explain

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    Tomlin orders, Gertner and consumer credit: are solicitors are risk?

    2022-02-08T12:40:00Z

    Rupert Cohen looks at the case of CFL Finance Ltd v Laser Trust and Another, and what this means going forward

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    Commercial rent relief - the new Bill

    2022-02-08T11:03:00Z

    Rachel McCahill considers the new Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill enabling relief from payment of certain rent debts under business tenancies adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    How Adelekun v Ho affects cost orders

    2022-02-03T15:08:00Z

    Tom Jenkinson examines the decision made in Adelekun v Ho, and the impact that has on costs orders

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    Predatory marriages and protecting the vulnerable

    2022-02-01T16:26:00Z

    Roman Kubiak looks at the recent Court of Protection decision in Re BU [2021] EWCOP54, an application brought by BU’s family in an effort to protect a vulnerable person from contacting a man who they feared would force her to marry him.

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    Accelerated payment of CGT on residential property

    2022-02-01T16:26:00Z

    Lesley King summarises HMRC’s updated guidance on using a UK Property Account for payment of Capital Gains Tax, and what this means for trustees and personal representatives. 

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    Cryptoassets – worth the tax risk?

    2022-01-26T09:51:00Z

    Although there is an increasing awareness of cryptocurrencies, many remain unaware of how these assets are taxed. Stuart Adams and Paul Noble explain the steps HMRC have taken to tax cryptoassets and the challenges this presents investors. 

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    Sting in the tail

    2022-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Peter Scott examines the financial issues facing firms in the long tall of the pandemic

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    Stick to the status quo?

    2022-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Adeola Adesola examines whether the traditional law firm model can still attract the younger generation

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    Smooth operator

    2022-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Joanna Kingston-Davies and Mairi Probin explain how firm leaders can ensure easy integration of teams and cultures, post-merger or acquisition

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    Knowledge is power

    2022-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Diana Bentley explores the power of artificial intelligence and examines how firms are using AI technology to their advantage

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    In the know

    2022-01-26T00:00:00Z

    Paul Bennett outlines what firm leaders should be aware of when it comes to SRA expectations of staff conduct, both in and out of the workplace