'Good Divorce Week' - Putting the children first
Saying "I don't" - raising the minimum age for marriage
Lisa-Jane Dupernex writes for eprivateclient on the need to review succession planning for French assets
Is it time to review succession planning for French assets following the introduction of a new law in France on 1 November 2021?
The President of the Family Division issues warnings to practitioners
Investing with purpose - What is the goal of a family office?
A family office’s overall strategy and goals should be informed by the family’s investment purposes, ethics and beliefs.
Piers Master and Peter Smith write for eprivateclient on tailoring arbitration for family offices
The advantages of arbitration over litigation as a form of dispute resolution are well-known.
Sarah Anticoni quoted by the Mail Online on the implications of the Marriage and Civil Partnership Bill on child marriage
The government is set to make it illegal to force teenagers to get married using a tough new law.
Matt Foster writes for Family Law on what happens if the person you are divorcing dies during the process
Divorce can feel like a death, but what happens if the person you are divorcing actually passes away?
Alice Martin quoted by FT Adviser on how to advise clients acting under power of attorney
When an attorney starts making decisions on someone’s behalf, how does this affect the advice relationship?
Piers Master and James Broadhurst write for eprivateclient on the goals of a family office
What are the goals, priorities or concerns often raised by families?
Rebecca Burford quoted by Citywealth on family offices’ ESG considerations for their private market investments
Family offices are increasingly deploying a growing portion of their assets to the private markets.
Child abduction: A cautious approach
Matt and Dhara examine the power of the courts to make port alert orders and best practice when dealing with abduction risk cases
Post-pandemic property market
What are the recent trends in the property market as we enter a post-pandemic world?
Impact of expert evidence - ND v GD  EWFC 53
What is the impact of expert evidence in family cases?
Time to review succession planning for French assets?
A controversial new law came into force in France to apply French forced heirship rules.
Dominic Lawrance quoted by Citywealth on the tax implications of crypto activities
As HMRC nudge letters arrive at the homes of crypto asset owners, how can UHNWs stay on the right side of HMRC.
Charles Russell Speechlys welcomes Madalina-Andreea Dumitrescu as new Disputes Partner
The firm announces the appointment of Madalina-Andreea Dumitrescu as a commercial dispute resolution partner in London.
Dominic Lawrance quoted by Spears on the taxing of cryptocurrency assets in the UK
In some circumstances, cryptocurrency-related activity may constitute ‘trading’ and may be subject to income tax, but this is rare.
The Autumn Budget – an anti-climax for private wealth practitioners?
Trusts in Family law proceedings
Sarah Higgins, Tamasin Perkins and Nicola Thorpe answer some of the most important questions concerning trusts on divorce.