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Family investment companies – an option worth considering
A Family Investment Company is a company, created by and for family members that typically will hold investments rather than operate a trade.
First instance, the appeal and “standing still” in claims under the Inheritance Act
Cowan v Foreman  EWCA Civ 1336 has just gone before the Court of Appeal
Inheritance Provision for Family and Dependants Act 1975; claims, limitation periods and pre nuptial agreements
The High Court of England and Wales has recently rejected a claim for reasonable financial provision from the estate of Michael Frederick Hendry
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.
Weightmans puts Trust in private client lawyer to head team in Liverpool
National law firm Weightmans has appointed a leading private client specialist to lead the Wills, Trust and Estates team in Liverpool.