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Weightmans announces new disputed wills, trusts and estates offering with arrival of Associate

National law firm Weightmans has appointed Associate Matthew Morton to head up a new Disputed Wills Trusts and Estates team.

Matthew Morton
Matthew Morton Associate

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How to fund your family law case

Solicitor Matthew Taylor advises how to deal with financing legal proceedings following a high profile divorce case last month..

Matthew Taylor
Matthew Taylor Solicitor

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Death of a shareholder

Estate planning for business owners can often fall down the priority list of ‘things to do’ when building and securing the business consumes all of…


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Inheritance tax is dead! Long live… inheritance tax?

How should we be taxed when passing on our wealth? The Intergenerational Commission gave its answer in a new report on the future of inheritance tax.


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Sharing company ownership

A carefully considered and tailored shareholders agreement can provide real value, particularly for an owner bringing in co shareholders for the first…

Catherine Hendy
Catherine Hendy Associate

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Beyond the grave

Emma Collins provides a summary of case law developments regarding claims under the Inheritance Act.

Emma Collins
Emma Collins Partner

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Contested probate.. don't run out of time

“Please, sir, I want some more… time” – Solicitor Hollie Marcham looks at the risks of not making a claim against an estate within six months of the…


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Elderly Theft and Power of Attorney - legal comment

The recent ITV Tonight programme brought into focus the issue of Lasting Powers of Attorney, as it showed an increasing number of elderly people…

Richard Bate
Richard Bate Partner

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