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In Brief

MEET | THE | EXPERTS: Covid-19 Wills in isolation: an update

Register now for a follow-up to our 30 April MEET | THE | EXPERTS webinar on executing wills in isolation, to hear Ed Powles and Rupert Ticehurst discuss the Ministry of Justice's proposed new legislation to allow wills to be witnessed virtually.

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Making Wills in England and Wales: the law is changed 3 months after Jersey to recognise Wills witnessed by video link as validly executed

Making Wills in England and Wales: the law is changed 3 months after Jersey to recognise Wills witnessed by video link as validly executed

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Finding a home for orphaned property

Fiona Poole and Stuart Smyth explore the circumstances that can cause UK real estate to appear ownerless.

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CGT Scoping document for the Office of Tax Simplification

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has requested that the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) carry out a review of Capital Gains Tax and aspects of the taxation of chargeable gains.

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In Depth

MEET | THE | EXPERTS: Charities: Navigating uncertainty

The MEET | THE | EXPERTS panel Kate Goldberg, Jill Halford and Jennifer Emms, with Ed Powles in the chair, shared their views on how those running charities can navigate difficult waters.

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Implications for become a charity trustee in these difficult times

Jennifer Emms reflects on the myriad of legal, reputational and technological challenges facing an individual taking on a new charity trusteeship.

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Setting up a charitable structure in the UK

There are a number of different considerations to take into account when considering which form a charity should take.

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The advantages and uses of trusts

Click to read our latest note summarising the main features of a trust, and why they can be an advantageous means of holding assets.

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