Private client

'Floodgates' warning prompted by plan to legalise remote wills witnessing

Lawyers warn of a floodgate of disputes after the government announced it will legalise remote witnessing of wills retrospectively from 31 January 2020

27 Jul 2020

Valuable opportunities

Covid-19 is impacting on valuations and potential opportunities in private client, says Matthew Duncan

08 Jul 2020

A whole new world

Richard Wilson QC describes the how private client practitioners are evolving to meet the needs of their increasingly sophisticated and international clients

24 Jun 2020

Lockdown devastates conveyancing, criminal and immigration practices

High street lawyers are hit “hard and fast” by covid-19 with residential conveyancing suffering disproportionately, a significant report has found

18 Jun 2020

Special account

High interest rates proved attractive to a patient of the Court of Protection, as Denzil Lush explains

08 Jun 2020

21st century genealogy tracing

Societal shifts have made searching for beneficiaries more complicated, says Neil Fraser 

08 Jun 2020

Use it or lose it

Two regimes dealing with separate issues present the risk of losing assets that are left dormant in Jersey bank accounts, as James Sheedy explains

03 Jun 2020

Budget 2020 – a relief for entrepreneurs?

Matthew Duncan considers the changes announced to entrepreneurs’ relief and suggests a targeted approach to help start-ups

18 May 2020

Retroactive human rights law

Matthew Duncan explains why a 60-year-old settlement is subject to the Human Rights Act

06 May 2020