Private client

The end of the Ilott saga: A victory for testamentary freedom

Chris Millward assesses the impact of the recent Supreme Court ruling on charities an

03 May 2017

Brick Court silk to lead Charlie Gard appeal

Parents of baby with irreversible brain damage launch final bid to fly him to US fo

02 May 2017

Lawyers file new application for assisted dying patient

Multiple system atrophy sufferer seeks declaration that assisted suicide ban breaches his huma

26 Apr 2017

Probate fee hike scrapped

Backdoor inheritance tax taken off political agenda prior to genera

21 Apr 2017

Debating the backdoor death tax

The government’s intended probate fee hikes are a backdoor death tax, argues Chri

18 Apr 2017

Disclosure: Trustees, advisers, and data protection

Adam Carvalho and Richard McDermott discuss the implications of the decision in Dawson-Damer for trust la

18 Apr 2017

Running out of time

There is no point in the courts repeatedly expressing sympathy while inevitably concluding that nothing can be done on assisted dying, writes Jean-Yve

13 Apr 2017

Appeal judges allow assisted-dying campaigner’s case to proceed

Court distinguishes Noel Conway’s circumstances from Nicklinson and says case i

12 Apr 2017