News archive: 2022

21st June 2022

Deciding who should inherit from you in your will, how much they will get and in what shares, are big decisions to make. This can be made more difficult if you have particular concerns about a beneficiary and whether the inheritance ...

23rd May 2022

When applying for probate in regard to an estate which is subject to inheritance tax, the Probate Registry requires tax to be paid before the grant of probate application. This can prove difficult as some financial institutions will ...

7th April 2022

We have put together a guide to the current rates and compensation limits. Please click here to view or print the pdf guide, or see below. If you require advice on how these are applied or you need advice any other employment law or HR ...

5th April 2022

Creating a will with a life interest trust over your property allows you to ensure that your home passes to those you choose, whilst also allowing you to provide for another loved one during their lifetime. ‘Life interest trust wills ...

10th February 2022

While celebrities often have many professional advisors who look after their business affairs, like many ordinary people they sometimes do not get around to making a will and setting out their particular wishes. ‘When you die without a ...

Employment Law
25th January 2022

With people seeking greater flexibility and a better work-life balance, small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) now account for 99 per cent of all private businesses in the UK. ‘Launching and building your new startup is an exciting ...

13th January 2022

In this article, in our series of “Protecting Your Business”, we look at what you need to consider from an employment law perspective when buying a business or if your business is involved in the transfer of a business by taking on a ...

12th January 2022

Congratulations go to Lucy Shires in our Residential Property department who has qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive. Lucy has been working and studying over the past seven years to achieve this qualification and we have witnessed ...

5th January 2022

We are delighted to congratulate Sarah Rowden on her promotion to Partner. Sarah joined the firm in 2019 and has specialised in Residential Property for over 14 years “Sarah will be a great addition to the leadership of our team,” ...