This is the second edition of this book. It has been up-dated to reflect recent cases, and further developments in practice at the Court of Protection. The book focuses on the law and practice [...]
Capacity & termination of solicitor’s retainer – Blankley v Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s Hospital  EWHC 168
The High Court has ruled that a person’s mental incapacity does not have the automatic and immediate effect of terminating a solicitor’s retainer.
The Autumn Statement in December 2013 included the announcement of an extension of capital gains tax (CGT) to non-resident owners disposing of UK residential property. On 28 March HMRC published [...]
The seventh edition of this book is a ‘must have’ for the Private Client Practitioner. This edition has been significantly updated to include recent developments that assist the Practitioner in [...]
The Appellants in this case challenged HMRC’s assessment to capital gains tax (CGT) in relation to the gain they made on the sale of a property they owned. In spite of the fact that none of the [...]
On 11th March 2014 Sales J decided two applications relating to the administration of the estate of the late Jimmy Savile. One of them was an attempt by beneficiaries of the estate to remove [...]
In this sad case, there was no question of a carer taking advantage of the testator. The testator was found to have an underlying cognitive impairment which meant that although she appeared to [...]