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Upcoming event: Dying matters, let’s talk about it

We are delighted to present the next session in our series of Private Client webinars which is taking place on Thursday 18 May 2023 at 12:00pm.

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Focus on our family law team at Clarke Willmott

Our dedicated teams work hard to look after clients, whatever their legal needs. Our broad expertise across the firm means that anyone of our lawyers has access to a network of experts who can be recommended to ensure you are receiving the best holistic legal care at the right time.

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A “fair and efficient” tax

Figures from the Institute of Government show that in 2020 the reduction in GDP as a result of the coronavirus pandemic was the biggest decrease in any year since 1709 (apparently the year of the “great frost”).

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Trust Registration Service: the deadline approaches

The TRS was originally set up as part of the UK’s response to the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive in order to meet its obligations to collate information about UK taxable trusts.

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The Statutory Residence Test and “exceptional circumstances”

Since 6 April 2013 an individual’s UK tax status has been decided by the Statutory Residence Test (SRT). The number of days that the taxpayer spends in the UK is vital in determining tax residence pursuant to the SRT with a variable number being permitted as decided by various factors.

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The rise in predatory marriage

Increased longevity, combined with loneliness, appears to have resulted in a rise in “predatory marriage”, or at least to greater recognition that this type of marriage (or civil partnership) exists.

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Pitfalls in Probate

was the subject discussed in a recent episode of our webinar series for intermediaries.

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Lasting powers of attorney for business owners

If your client wants to put a business lasting power of attorney (LPA) in place the first consideration has to be the business entity through which your client operates.

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Providing for disabled children

Parents of disabled children might consider including a trust in their Will to receive the share of their estate intended to benefit their disabled child.

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