Now is the ideal time to look at estate and tax planning. Nicola Plant, our head of Private Client, explains why in this piece.
According to a recent article by This is Money, Inheritance Tax (IHT) is Britain’s most hated tax, yet only 4% of people actually pay it.
Nicola Plant recently shared her thoughts with The Telegraph’s Good Life supplement
In recent years it has become harder and more expensive than ever for first time buyers to get on to the property ladder.
The idea of farmers diversifying and using their land for non-farming activities is not a new one, but it is something that is gaining more and more traction.
Daniel Craig has recently said he does not believe in leaving his estate to his children on his death, saying in an interview with Candis magazine, “I don’t want to leave great sums to the next generation.
Woodland is increasingly being seen as a good investment opportunity but can often be overlooked by landowners and farm enterprises as part of their wider estates.
Sarah Crane share key tips to help the probate process run as efficiently as possible during the ongoing pandemic.
If you have recently lost a family member or friend and are dealing with the administration of their estate, we have set out below a few matters for you to consider to try and help with the process in these difficult times:
Clare Morison explores the benefits of leaving a charitable gift in your will
As property prices increase, more and more people are finding that they will be leaving an Inheritance Tax bill for their loved ones on their deaths.
We act for a wealthy couple who wanted to help their granddaughter onto the property ladder. Our private client team worked with the granddaughter, providing her with advice on how to protect her new wealth.
Thomson Snell & Passmore has responded to the Law Commission’s consultation on the law of wills.
Q. We want to help our 20 year old daughter buy her first flat, but we’re worried about putting such a valuable asset directly in her name. Is there anything we can do to protect the property until she’s a bit older?
Our Private Client team speaks to Professional Adviser about IHT considerations for unmarried couples and the practical steps they can take.
Desmond O'Donnell, senior associate from our family department speak with Spear's about pre-nuptial agreements for wealthy families.
Solicitor, Sarah Nettleship from our private client team speaks to ePrivate Client about the upcoming changes to IHT and the government’s reforms of taxation of ‘non-doms’.
The number of cohabiting unmarried couples in the UK is on the rise. Our Private Client team speaks to Professional Adviser about IHT considerations for unmarried couples and the practical steps they can take.
We are pleased to receive, for another year, the accolade from eprivateclient of being listed as one of the Top 25 Law Firms in the UK.