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In Brief

The Court of Protection and the vaccine: to administer or not to administer

The Court of Protection and the vaccine: to administer or not to administer - Nicola Boulter considers two recent Court of Protection decisions.

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Professional Practices Alliance Webinar: Neurodiversity in Professional Services Firm Leadership

The Professional Practices Alliance hosted an extremely interesting webinar on neurodiversity in leadership on Wednesday 16 June. Corrine Staves shares her highlights.

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What's new in the EU?

As restrictions begin to lift in the UK, thoughts are turning to overseas travel. However, the world of international tourism is very different to that in February 2020. We must consider both the impact of the pandemic, and the implications of Brexit.

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EU Settlement Scheme – applications closing soon

Now that the UK has left the EU, if you are an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen who has lived in the UK prior to 31 December 2020 and you wish to continue living here, you will need to make an application to the EU Settled Status Scheme.

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In Depth

Trusts: protection for trustees - thoughts and experiences in practice

At its most basic, a trustee owes a higher duty of care to look after someone else’s assets their own. A trustee acts personally, and if an individual, without the protection of any form of limited liability.

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Trusts: general extension of trustees' powers under section 57

Catherine Puglsey comments on the court's decision in Geers Cotterell v Ismay Beaumont [2020] EWHC 2234(Ch D) - Does it have a statutory power (TA 1925) to grant management and administration powers to trustees, unconnected with a specific transaction?

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The statutory residence test and Covid-19

Covid-19 has led to far-reaching restrictions on travel and the ability of individuals to move freely to and from the UK. For those reliant on spending a limited number of days in the UK to avoid becoming UK tax resident this could prove costly.

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Outline Guide to Residence and Domicile in the UK

Outline guide to Residence and Domicile in the UK

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