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The mismatch in succession law in different EU member states can complicate the administration of an estate for clients with holiday homes abroad, warns Kate Johnson

30 June 2015

The sun is shining (intermittently).
The summer holidays
are nearly upon us. Colleagues
and clients are packing their suitcases to spend a couple
of weeks on the shores of
the Mediterranean or on
a road trip around America. Many will be heading to their own holiday homes, some fortunate enough to be able to spend the whole summer there while the kids are out of school.

But while many dream of having their own place in the sun, a holiday home in Europe can bring with it traps for the unwary, as I have witnessed first-hand over the last few weeks.

There is much talk in
the press at the moment
about the European Union.
The referendum is a hot topic and one we will hear more
and more about in the coming months. But a far more imminent EU matter has had hardly any press coverage, despite the significant impact
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