19.7.2022 | Jenny Walsh

Beware of appointing your children as executors

Where tensions exist between family members, making your children the executors of your will can cause huge problems with probate,...

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25.9.2020 | Jan Atkinson

Making a Will by video link

The Government has recently announced plans to allow for the witnessing of Wills and Codicils by video conferencing. This is...

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27.7.2020 | Jan Atkinson

Video-witnessed wills

Over the weekend the government announced plans to introduce legislation that will allow wills to be witnessed remotely via video. ...

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22.7.2020 | Jan Atkinson

Transferring property to your children to avoid tax...

Transferring property to your children to avoid inheritance tax may appear to make financial sense but lawyers warn there are...

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6.7.2020

Osbornes Law hires international expert to growing wills...

London law firm Osbornes Law has strengthened its Wills, Probate & Disputed Estates Team with the arrival of  Katie de...

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10.6.2020 | Jan Atkinson

How to ensure money left in your will...

The coronavirus crisis has seen the public rally around the NHS which has benefitted from considerable fundraising efforts and donations...

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1.4.2020 | Elspeth Neilson

How do I make a will with social...

The coronavirus crisis means many are considering updating their will or making one for the first time. Whilst this is...

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26.3.2020 | Elspeth Neilson

Property up to £1m can be inheritance tax...

Changes to inheritance tax allowances mean married couples can leave property worth £1 million tax-free from 6 April. Modest houses in parts...

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19.12.2019

Hampstead solicitor becomes notary public

Hampstead solicitor Elspeth Neilson of Osbornes Law has qualified as a notary public (a notary), meaning she can now certify...

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22.10.2019

Property abroad? Beware of forced heirship rules

Whether it’s a holiday home, an investment property or a place you want to retire to, if you own...

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