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...

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...

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...

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

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29.4.2020 | Elspeth Neilson Coronavirus: be prepared for an increase...

Challenging the validity of wills is already common, and with social distancing preventing solicitors carrying out the usual safeguards for...

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27.4.2020 | Joseph Gunn Wills, Probate and Estate Administration – dispelling...

Certain myths come up time after time in Private Client Law and in this article I hope to dispel some...

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1.4.2020 | Elspeth Neilson How do I make a will...

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...

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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29.1.2020 New landmark set in the Time...

In the judgment of  the case of Thakare v Bhusate [2020] EWHC 52 (Ch) handed down recently, the High Court upheld a...

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