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A reminder on the succession of farming tenancies

Farmer’s son loses right to his late father’s farm tenancy in a recent High Court case

Lorraine Wilson
Lorraine Wilson Solicitor

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The importance of understanding your responsibility as a Trustee

Court of Appeal upholds High Court decision in relation to establishing personal liability of trustees where a decision was made despite a lack of…

Courtney L'homme
Courtney L'homme Solicitor

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How should banks, accountants, utilities and financial services advisers deal with England and Wales powers of attorney?

OPG issues guidance advising companies on how to deal with customers whose decisions are taken under power of attorney.

Sally Cook
Sally Cook Solicitor

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Office of the Public Guardian publishes Safeguarding Strategy

OPG has published its Safeguarding Strategy for 2019 to 2025, setting out plans to improve the safeguarding services offered to vulnerable adults.

Lorraine Wilson
Lorraine Wilson Solicitor

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PPI warning for executors and attorneys

PPI claims have been around since 2005 and are probably something you tune out whenever claims companies appear on the television or radio.

James Clarkson
James Clarkson Solicitor

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Closing probate registries

The Ministry of Justice are proceeding with plans to close regional probate registries and centralise the probate service.

Lorraine Wilson
Lorraine Wilson Solicitor

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Private Residence Relief consultation

On 1 April 2019 the Government launched a consultation on changes to Private Residence Relief from Capital Gains Tax


News

LEGAL COMMENT: Winding up the affairs of someone who has died

BBC Radio 4’s 'Money Box' today discussed the complexities involved in winding up the affairs of someone who has died.

Richard Bate
Richard Bate Partner

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