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The Litigation Process

This article sets out a general overview of the litigation process in England and Wales under the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), including steps to be taken before a claim is commenced. It does not cover every possible stage of the process, but highlights those which...

Asset protection Trusts

Can I protect my assets during my lifetime? We are all keen to protect our assets for our loved ones, during our lifetime AND after our death. We want to do the best for our spouse/partner and children. However, there are many questions that need addressing before the...

What is the residence nil rate band?

And how will it affect me and my loved ones? Inheritance tax (IHT) is charged on your death at the rate of 40% based on the value of your assets. Everyone benefits from something called “the nil rate band”. This means that at the moment a 40% tax rate applies if your...

What’s happening to the UK High Streets?

Store closures, services moving online and retailers losing business.  What challenges do companies face on the UK high street in 2019? Businesses in various consumer facing sectors are facing uncertain times and economic hardship.  Last week saw the...

The Litigation Process

This article sets out a general overview of the litigation process in England and Wales under the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), including steps to be taken before a claim is commenced. It does not cover every possible stage of the process, but highlights those which...

read more

Asset protection Trusts

Can I protect my assets during my lifetime? We are all keen to protect our assets for our loved ones, during our lifetime AND after our death. We want to do the best for our spouse/partner and children. However, there are many questions that need addressing before the...

read more

What is the residence nil rate band?

And how will it affect me and my loved ones? Inheritance tax (IHT) is charged on your death at the rate of 40% based on the value of your assets. Everyone benefits from something called “the nil rate band”. This means that at the moment a 40% tax rate applies if your...

read more

What’s happening to the UK High Streets?

Store closures, services moving online and retailers losing business.  What challenges do companies face on the UK high street in 2019? Businesses in various consumer facing sectors are facing uncertain times and economic hardship.  Last week saw the...

read more

Is it time to review your Will?

6 life events that should trigger a review of your Will. No matter how old you are, an up-to date, professionally prepared Will is extremely important. A Will is the only way to ensure that your wishes can be fulfilled, as a Will clarifies what happens to your assets...

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Passing off

Deliberate Confusion in respect of Goods or Services provided? Passing Off is commonly defined as “nobody has the right to represent his goods [or services] as the goods [or services] of somebody else”. It is often encountered in matters relating to title, name or...

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Articles of association, a short guide

Using a company to run a business is often the most advantageous structure to use when compared to the sole trader and partnership models.  It can provide tax benefits, help protect shareholders and directors from liability and offer a flexible format for...

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Increase in probate fees to begin in April 2019

The Government announced in 2018 plans to introduce a new six-band probate fee structure which is set to replace the existing flat fee of £215 (or £155 when paid through a solicitor) to take effect in April 2019. Probate fees are payable when the executors of an...

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Equine Industry Issues

The Equine industry is an area of numerous different relationships, for example between an employer/employee/working pupil/groom or a yard owner/horse owner or a seller/purchaser. Accordingly, there are stringent laws that apply in such different circumstances. The...

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The Litigation Process

This article sets out a general overview of the litigation process in England and Wales under the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), including steps to be taken before a claim is commenced. It does not cover every possible stage of the process, but highlights those which...

read more

Asset protection Trusts

Can I protect my assets during my lifetime? We are all keen to protect our assets for our loved ones, during our lifetime AND after our death. We want to do the best for our spouse/partner and children. However, there are many questions that need addressing before the...

read more

What is the residence nil rate band?

And how will it affect me and my loved ones? Inheritance tax (IHT) is charged on your death at the rate of 40% based on the value of your assets. Everyone benefits from something called “the nil rate band”. This means that at the moment a 40% tax rate applies if your...

read more

What’s happening to the UK High Streets?

Store closures, services moving online and retailers losing business.  What challenges do companies face on the UK high street in 2019? Businesses in various consumer facing sectors are facing uncertain times and economic hardship.  Last week saw the...

read more

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The Litigation Process

The Litigation Process

This article sets out a general overview of the litigation process in England and Wales under the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), including steps to be taken before a claim is commenced. It does not cover every possible stage of the process, but highlights those which...

Asset protection Trusts

Asset protection Trusts

Can I protect my assets during my lifetime? We are all keen to protect our assets for our loved ones, during our lifetime AND after our death. We want to do the best for our spouse/partner and children. However, there are many questions that need addressing before the...

Is it time to review your Will?

Is it time to review your Will?

6 life events that should trigger a review of your Will. No matter how old you are, an up-to date, professionally prepared Will is extremely important. A Will is the only way to ensure that your wishes can be fulfilled, as a Will clarifies what happens to your assets...

Passing off

Passing off

Deliberate Confusion in respect of Goods or Services provided? Passing Off is commonly defined as “nobody has the right to represent his goods [or services] as the goods [or services] of somebody else”. It is often encountered in matters relating to title, name or...

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