Recent Features and Opinion


Trust issues: witnessing wills and changes to the Trusts Register


Lesley King considers the recent changes to the Trusts Register and a legislation update, validating wills made via videoconference since 31 January 2020.

Henrietta Mason

Move on


In the next in our series on removing fiduciaries, Henrietta Mason explains how to remove trustees and executors against their will

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Updated practice note: trust corporations


On 22 April 2020, we updated our practice note on trust corporations.


Back to basics: Nil-rate band discretionary trusts


Lesley King looks at the matters to consider when dealing with an estate where the will creates a nil-rate band discretionary trust

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Making an exit

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Henrietta Mason and Holly Miéville-Hawkins present a practical guide to removing fiduciary trustees when they retire or lose mental capacity

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Red flags


Mariel Stringer-Fehlow outlines her tips and practical advice for trustees on spotting the early warning signs of a matter turning contentious, using four common scenarios

Philip Warford

Back to basics: Trusts for disabled and vulnerable people


Philip Warford looks at trusts for disabled and vulnerable people

Robert Hunter

Fraud buster


Robert Hunter is an internationally acclaimed trusts, fraud and asset-tracing solicitor with over 35 years’ experience. He is also profoundly deaf. He discusses what law firms could do better dealing with colleagues with sensory disabilities

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