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In Brief

Meet | The | Experts - Art and antiquities crossing borders: whose law wins?

In this webinar the panel discussed how transactions involving art and heritage property can give rise to issues of great complexity, particularly in relation to title: who really owns an asset, and is that ownership always as certain as it seems?

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MTG appoints Jennifer Emms and Claire Weeks to partnership as Richard Turnor retires

MTG is delighted to announce two new additions to the partnership. Jennifer Emms and Claire Weeks become partners from 1 May. The firm also bids a farewell to one of its founding partners, Richard Turnor.

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We (still) need to talk about the office

The Professional Practices Alliance hosted an interactive discussion on the future of working arrangements and professional firm space chaired by Corinne Staves, with panelists Oliver Richards, Beth Hale and Rob Millard.

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Meet | The | Experts - Art and antiquities crossing borders: whose law wins?

Transactions involving art and heritage property can give rise to issues of great complexity, particularly in relation to title: who really owns an asset, and is that ownership always as certain as it seems?

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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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