Rectification of Wills

Section 20 of the Administration of Justice Act (‘AJA’) 1982 provides a mechanism for the court to rectify a Will where due to a clerical error or a failure to understand the testator’s [...]

SDLT & Bare Trusts

As I explained in my earlier piece for LawSkills, (SDLT and Trustees: A Reminder which appeared on the website in August) the SDLT legislation distinguishes between bare trusts and settlements [...]

OPG Update

The OPG has announced its fee increases following the consultation which took place earlier in the year. With effect from 1 October 2011 the new fees are as follows: