Abuse of Power

17/08/2017

A retired Court of Protection judge, Denzil Lush, has recently made headlines with his comments about powers of attorney and the opportunities they allow for financial abuse.

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My last e-Will and testament

01/08/2017

The Law Commission, the body responsible for reviewing the law of England and Wales and proposing reform, has started its long awaited consultation on the law of Wills.

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A Fine Day Out at Dorney Lake

04/07/2017

JLL Property Triathlon 2017,Wansbroughs' teams surpass themselves at Dorney Lake

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Funeral plans - do I need one?

23/06/2017

You would think, from daytime TV advertising, that not to have a pre-paid funeral plan is to leave your family at risk of hardship, but is that true?

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GDPR: The Data Protection stakes just got higher.

08/06/2017

In the protean landscape that has come to typify the interaction between personal data, the digital world and the law, things are about to change again. Following years of consultation and debate, on 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulations will take effect in every EU Member State, bringing with it significant reforms.

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The New Nil Rate Band - Don't Panic!

25/05/2017

From 6 April 2017, estates could benefit from an additional £100,000 tax-free allowance. Broadly, the requirements for this residential nil rate band (RNRB) are that a testator’s lineal descendants (children, grandchildren etc.) inherit an interest in a residential property in which the testator lived at some point prior to their death.

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