Private client

The great wealth shift

The great wealth transfer will offer significant opportunities for lawyers, as Pippa Allsop explains

12 Feb 2020

The living and the death: the rise of proprietary estoppel cases

The equitable doctrine of proprietary estoppel is thriving and increasingly relied on by claimants before a promisor’s death, as Matthew Duncan explains

10 Feb 2020

Pensions, offsetting and methodologies

The Pension Advisory Group has demystified the treatment of pensions, particularly offsetting pensions against other matrimonial assets, as Grace Lawrence explains

10 Feb 2020

The fear of tech advances

Pippa Allsop discusses the tensions between the human legal advisor and technology

29 Jan 2020

Prophet and loss

Jonathan Wheeler highlights how recent developments reflect issues he’s pondered here through the year

11 Dec 2019

Christmas end to probate delays, says HMCTS

Christmas will see the end of the probate delays, HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) reportedly said at a meeting with the La

29 Nov 2019

When compensation can prove taxing

Elliot Elsey explains the tax treatment of compensation and the need for practitioners to secure expert advice from ta

23 Oct 2019

Probate fee rise scrapped

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) has confirmed that plans to raise fees charged for a grant of probate have bee

17 Oct 2019