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LEGAL COMMENT: Shake-up of inheritance tax system promised by new government report
In January 2018, the Chancellor asked the OTS to carry out a review of the UK’s Inheritance Tax (‘IHT’) regime, covering a broad range of…
Updated probate rules – will a simplified process lead to an increase in unrepresented applicants unwittingly making costly errors?
Whilst the proposed increase in Probate Fees has attracted a lot of attention in the legal and accountancy world the Government’s announcement that…
Probate Fees: A new tax on death? Proposals for a significant increase in fees
The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Justice has laid before Parliament new legislation to implement a new, banded structure of fees for…
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.