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Druces acts for widow in Eade v Hogg case

Eade v Hogg [2021] Helen Freely and Paul Levy acted for the widow (the 6th Defendant) in the case of Eade v Hogg [2021] EWHC 1057 (Ch). She supported the Claimant’s case and judgment was handed down on Friday in favour of the Claimant. The case turned on the construction and rectification of Clause 2 […]

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France: Wealth Tax Filing Deadline

When is the French real estate wealth tax filing deadline? The deadline to file a real estate wealth tax return is 20 May 2021 for non-French tax residents and 26 May 2021 for those with French taxable income, filing online. What is the IFI tax? By way of reminder, the French real estate wealth tax, known […]

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Spring Budget 2021 – views from the Private Client Market

For all the speculation and hype surrounding this Budget, in the end, as most of the big announcements were trailed in advance, there were few surprises. The chancellor stressed time and again his intention to be honest and act responsibly as the man in charge of the country’s public finances. He ended his speech by […]

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Druces crowned International Legal & Fiduciary Team at the WealthBriefing European Awards 2020

Druces, one of Europe’s industry leaders has been crowned ‘International Legal & Fiduciary Team’ at the 8th Annual WealthBriefing European Awards.  Showcasing ‘best of breed’ providers in the global private banking, wealth management and trusted adviser communities, the awards were designed to recognise companies, teams and individuals which the prestigious panel of judges deemed to […]

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Druces announces new Head of Private Client

Druces today marks an important changing-of-the-guard in its highly-regarded Private Client team.  After 15 years at the helm, Richard Monkcom steps down from leadership of the department. He is replaced by Robert Macro who becomes Druces’ new Head of Private Client. Robert commented: “Under Richard’s leadership the department has grown in size and stature and […]

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