Features

  • Álvaro Aznar Azcárate
    Feature

    Gain in Spain?

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Álvaro Aznar Azcárate looks at estate planning for clients with assets in Spain – specifically, the pros and cons of having either one UK worldwide will, or a separate will for the Spanish assets

  • Alberto Perez Cedillo
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    Lasting impressions

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Alberto Perez Cedillo looks at the equivalents to lasting powers of attorney across the world

  • Paul Saunders
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    Taxing disposals

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    In April 2020, the rules for paying capital gains tax on the sale of UK residential property changed, with the tax becoming payable upfront. Paul Saunders explains some of the ways it affects personal representatives and trustees 

  • Fiona Heald
    Feature

    Simply topping

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Fiona Heald presents a guide to the sometimes complex rules around third-party top-up fees for care payments

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    Safe from harm

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Sophie O’Connell explores some of the ways deputies and attorneys can protect clients from financial fraud. Rick Kent then provides practical tips and advice on how your firm can protect itself and its clients from cybercrime

  • Laura Scantlebury
    Feature

    Swift justice

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Swift v Carpenter provides welcome guidance for injury claimants who need to purchase more expensive property, says Laura Scantlebury

  • Kate Mahon
    Opinion

    Shoots of spring

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    It’s been a long, dark January. But Kate Mahon is optimistic for the future

  • Katherine Ellis
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    Charity case

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Recent research has shown that charitable gifts in wills have increased by over 50% since the pandemic, and a legacy boom in the coming years is also expected. Katherine Ellis explains how you can ensure charitable gifts are made correctly in wills, and how private client solicitors can help ...

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    Trust the process

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Kirsten Franklin presents a back-to-basics guide on running trusts, and the compliance aspects to be aware of

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    Feature

    A shot in the arm

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    While the announcement of three COVID-19 vaccines has been celebrated across the world, there are many considerations for attorneys and deputies to consider for people who lack mental capacity to consent to be vaccinated. Craig Ward explains

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    Keeping close

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    How can you ensure that your trainees learn relevant skills, now that working from home has largely replaced previously office-based activities? Fiona du Feu explains how you can overcome the practical difficulties as much as you can

  • Gareth Marland
    Feature

    Book review: Doing the deed

    2021-02-16T00:00:00Z

    Gareth Marland reviews the latest release by Professor Lesley King on varying the distribution of an estate after death