International and cross-border private client

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Cross-border mental capacity - person's head with map of europe

The new frontier

2020-08-11T00:00:00+01:00By ,

Cross-border mental capacity work is becoming a growing trend for many practitioners. Nicole Gallop Mildon and Alvaro Aznar Azcárate run through some typical private client scenarios you may encounter, using case studies from four European jurisdictions


Back to basics: European cross-border estates

2020-05-12T00:00:00+01:00By ,

Álvaro Aznar Azcárate and Nicole Gallop Mildon present a series of questions and answers for English solicitors dealing with estate administrations in France, Spain, Italy and Portugal

Alberto Perez Cedillo

Over the border


Alberto Perez Cedillo reviews the 2020 Private Client Section Cross border conference, held in March at Chancery Lane

Alberto Perez Cedillo

DAC in the game


A new European directive seeks to boost transparency and to tackle what it sees as aggressive cross-border tax planning, by placing reporting obligations on intermediaries and taxpayers. Alberto Perez Cedillo explains

Place in the sun - beach house next to sea

A place in the sun


Angharad Lynn looks at the issues involved when succession planning for clients with homes abroad

Alberto Perez Cedillo

On the borders


Alberto Perez Cedillo presents his highlights of this year’s Private Client Section Cross border conference

Matrimonial property regimes - house inside a wedding ring

Regime change

2019-02-12T00:00:00+00:00By ,

Many European countries have marital property regimes which govern the ownership of property between spouses. While there are no such regimes in the UK, new EU regulations will still affect British couples with property abroad. Nicole Gallop Mildon and Álvaro Aznar Azcárate explain

Dan Harris

Back to basics: Drafting wills for overseas jurisdictions


Daniel Harris recaps the main legal issues affecting the writing of wills to cover cross-border assets

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