Graeme Kleiner and Sarah Higgins write for STEP Journal on the role and impact of offshore ‘firewall’ legislation in England and Wales divorce cases
The Lawyer, New Law Journal, International Adviser, CDR Magazine and eprivateclient report on the firm's partner promotions
Charles Russell Speechlys promoted five lawyers to partner, effective 1 May 2021.
Charles Russell Speechlys promotes five to Partner
The promotions are effective 1 May 2021 and are accompanied by one Legal Director and 15 Senior Associate promotions.
Ray Ng, Robert Avis and Tom Watts write for IFC Review on recent trends in firewall legislation
Ray, Robert and Tom review recent developments in firewall provisions in BVI, Bermuda and Gibraltar.
Hugh Gunson and Guy Bud write for Taxation on Financial institution notices
Amendments will be made to allow HMRC to request information for the purposes of collecting a taxpayer’s tax debt.
Graeme Kleiner, Hugh Gunson and Tom Watts write for Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal on the implications of the decision in Mackay v Wesley
Those taking on a trusteeship must be fully informed.
Sarah Jane Boon
Sarah Jane Boon quoted by the Evening Standard on the Court of Appeal's decision in the Derhali divorce
Appointment of trustee set aside for undue influence
Untangling the UK/Swiss Knot: Getting married: Do they need a pre-nup? What is a matrimonial property regime?
Before they tie the knot, Henry’s parents want him to have a ‘pre-nuptial agreement’, to protect family money in case of a divorce.
Charles Russell Speechlys continues international expansion with the hire of four new partners
We are delighted to announce the hire of four new partners across four of our offices.
Hugh Gunson and Catrin Harrison write for Private Client Business on the implications of a recent case concerning enquiries by HMRC into the affairs of taxpayers asserting a non-UK domicile
Business Interruption Art
We understand that these are extremely difficult times and we are here to offer as much support as possible to our clients.
Hugh Gunson writes for Tax Journal on HMRC's investigations into image rights and agent fees
Will couples who were locked down together stay together? Cohabitation in the wake of COVID-19
When the first lockdown measures were introduced, many couples were faced with an ultimatum: either move in together or isolate separately
Untangling the Atlantic Knot: Wills for mixed US/UK couples
Before Chris and Sam “settle down”, they have decided to go on a sailing adventure. Their parents are insisting that they make Wills.
Sarah Higgins writes for Family Law on pension sharing in a needs case
Hugh Gunson writes for eprivateclient on the Finance Bill 2020/21
Grandparents and their children’s divorce
Guardianship of grandchildren following parent’s death or divorce
Substance Stories: How has COVID-19 affected the Economic Substance rules
In this episode we discuss the impact of COVID-19 in relation to Economic Substance.
“Step parents” and their partners’ children
What happens to the children if the natural parent dies and what is my position as a step parent?
Charles Russell Speechlys advises longstanding family trust and charity clients on the sale of Colt Investments Limited
We advised the trustees of a number of family trusts on the sale of a minority share in Colt Investments Limited.