trusts and estates
We are excited to announce our Contentious Trusts and Probate conference in Nottingham & Bristol. Conference details for Nottingham are below. Please follow this link for Bristol’s conference details > Nottingham conference details: Our conference will bring practitioners up-to-date with the latest developments in the world of contentious trusts and probate, and is ideal for […]
For 15 consecutive years Freeths’ Trust, Estate and Tax lawyers have secured a Tier 1 ranking in the UK’s leading legal directory, Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide. This recognises excellent client service, experience and expertise. Building on this, the highly regarded practice is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Lisa Mark Bell […]
Individuals consider estate planning for a variety of reasons. It may be to reduce the size of their estates for inheritance tax purposes or simply as a gift for their children or loved ones. For some, in order to reduce their death estate, this may mean gifting property to children, grandchildren or relatives. This article […]
Mike Bell, Trusts, Estates and Tax Partner at National Law firm Freeths LLP, has been advising a wealthy Cypriot family in relation to a significant potential Inheritance tax liability that resulted from UK situs residential and commercial property through a Jersey registered Company. Sadly the patriarch of the family passed away in 2019 and having […]
Since we can’t meet up in person at present, on behalf of the Contested Trusts and Estates Team at Freeths, we would like to invite you to join us for a fun evening when we will be running a Virtual Globe Trotting Event! The event will allow teams to travel across the globe and unlock different […]
Since we can’t meet up in person at present, on behalf of the Nottingham Contested Trusts and Estates Team at Freeths, we would like to invite you to join us for a fun evening when we will be running a Virtual Escape Room! Date: Tuesday 2 February 2021 Time: 7pm – 8pm Register your place […]
The Mental Capacity Act 2005 confirms how we should approach assessing capacity to make decisions. Capacity is decision specific and can fluctuate and change over time. For example, a client may have capacity to sign their Will may not be able to manage their property and affairs more generally. I recently worked on a case […]
The recent decision of Master Whalen in the case of Re PLK, Thakur, Chapman & Tate (SCCO Refs: 13080340, 12177963, 11775290 and 11620036) is a landmark decision to be welcomed not only by Court of Protection practitioners, but all those litigating on behalf of protected parties. The case involved a detailed look at the application […]
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