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The perils of an outdated will

The recent case of Martin v Williams concerned the right of a cohabitee to make a claim for financial provision from her partner’s estate. It serves as a useful reminder of the problems that can arise when a testator fails to…

Tax and Private Client newsletter – Summer 2017

In this edition of our newsletter, we discuss the recent Supreme Court case of Ilott v Blue Cross, how to relocate as a single parent, the importance of notifying landlords of disrepair, whether EEA nationals should apply for residency documents…

How to handle the residence nil rate band

The residence nil rate band (RNRB) came into force on 6 April 2017. The RNRB is available when a person who dies on or after that date holds a ‘qualifying residential interest’ (QRI) at their death, which is ‘closely inherited’…