Lesley King is a freelance commentator, writer and speaker on private client law and practice, and former private client practice head at the College of Law in London.
Lesley King looks at the matters to consider when dealing with an estate where the will creates a nil-rate band discretionary trust
Lesley King comments on a case where the time to comply with the condition of a will expired before the beneficiaries were aware of it – and on Scarle v Scarle, which dealt with deaths in uncertain order.
The cut-off date for payment protection insurance claims is 29 August 2019. Lesley King looks at what this means for private client practitioners
The Guardianship (Missing Persons) Act 2017 Act received royal assent in April, establishing a new legal mechanism to deal with the property and financial affairs of a missing person. Lesley King looks in greater depth at the provisions within the act.