The Supreme Court has today handed down its judgment in CN v Poole Borough Council, in which Lord Edward Faulks QC, Paul Stagg and Katie Ayres of 1 Chancery Lane represented the council, on the instructions of Rob Hams.
Testamentary freedom is the concept that you can, within your Will, leave your wealth to whomever you wish - whether by outright provision or by placing assets into a trust. The recent case of Cowan v Foreman reaffirmed the English Court’s commitment to upholding testamentary freedom wherever possible, by rejecting Mrs Cowan’s application to receive her inheritance in the form of outright legacies instead of through the trusts set up by Mr Cowan’s Will.
On Friday 24th May Wansbroughs took part in the Wiltshire Golf Day for Julia's House Children's Hospice.
April, the favoured month of practical jokers. One thing that may not bring a smile to your face, however, is the beginning of a new tax year. Nevertheless, we wanted to update you on some of the developments you can expect in tax year 2019-20.
New legislation designed to ban landlords and letting agents from charging certain fees to tenants comes into force on 1 June 2019 and landlords need to be aware of the changes to avoid falling foul of the rules.
Wansbroughs Solicitors are delighted to announce that, from 1 May 2019 Sarah Alexander from the Residential Property team and Kathryn Smith Cowap and Jennifer Vooght, both from the Private Client team, have been promoted to Partners in the firm.