William Begley quoted in The Times on the legal issues leaving an estate to a pet
William Begley has been quoted in The Times on the topic of leaving an estate to a pet, following the news that Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette could inherit his £150m estate. Read more below (subscription required).
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.
Property Professionals: Strategic Land Tax Time Bomb
This episode looks at all things tax.
Transfer of a property in Switzerland on the death of the owner abroad
The steps to take abroad and in Switzerland to enable the heirs to whom the property is vested to transfer it in their favour, to sell it.
Capital Gains Tax: Cutting through the speculation
Join us as we discuss current speculation and client reaction in relation to capital taxes.
Expansion of the UK Trust Register: Implications for Non-UK Resident Trustees
The government’s final proposals for the expansion of the UK Trust Register were finally laid before Parliament last week.
What happens to a property in Switzerland on the death of its UK owner
What happens to the property in the event of the owner's death?
eprivateclient cover the hire of David Lingham as Legal Director in the firm's Private Wealth team
Sophie Dworetzsky quoted in The Daily Express on the likely future changes to capital gains tax
Is it really time for a wealth tax?
The UK currently has many tax reviews afoot, including a report pending on whether it is time for a wealth tax.
Untangling the Atlantic Knot: Tax reporting and compliance for US citizens living in the UK
As a US citizen, Sam must continue to report and pay taxes to the IRS. But as a UK resident, Sam also needs to navigate the UK tax system.
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.
Untangling the Atlantic Knot: FATCA and information exchange [bonus episode]
In this episode, Iain Younger and Mark Summers discuss their practical experiences of the new tax reporting regimes.
Tristram van Lawick
Landed Estates: The Whole Estate Plan
How the current market demonstrates the need for a clear whole estate plan rather than approaching each matter in isolation.
Hugh Gunson quoted by International Adviser and STEP Journal on financial institution notices
Tax thoughts on climbing the UK / Swiss real estate ladder – Part 2
In this series, we take a look at UK and Swiss tax issues which should be considered when climbing the English or Swiss real estate ladder.
Sally Ashford interviewed by BBC Radio Surrey on remote witnessing of wills
Can I get a witness? Challenges for charities in the age of video witnessing
Following the recent move to allow video witnessing for Wills, as a legacy professional manager, how would this impact me?
“Every step of life shows much caution is required” - thoughts on virtual witnessing of Wills
The COVID-19 pandemic has jolted many into action to consider whether their affairs are in order.
Sophie Dworetzsky writes for Tax Journal on whether now is really the time for a wealth tax in the UK
Charles Hutton quoted by the Daily Mail, This is Money, International Adviser, eprivateclient and The Law Society Gazette on the Ministry of Justice's announcement on video-witnessed wills