The Law in an LM-mess?

The Law in an LM-mess?

Following recent conflicting decisions of the England and Wales Court of Protection, Paul Levy and James Mckean discuss varying a Will under the Mental Capacity Act 2005   RE LMS The England and Wales Court

A Further Lesson For Private Wealth Advisers

Last year Druces’ lawyers were in court to protect the financial position of a widow who was at risk of being partially disinherited. In that case, Eade v Hogg [2021] EWHC 1057 (Ch), careless drafting

Trust Registration: September Deadline Approaches

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has now introduced stricter guidelines about which trusts must be registered with the Trust Registration Service (TRS). What is the TRS? The TRS is a register of trusts set up

Economic Crime Act 2022 – Register of Overseas Entities

On 15th March 2022, the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 (the “Act”) received Royal Assent. According to the Government, the Act aims to tackle economic crime by delivering “transparency about who ultimately owns