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Deducting benefits falling outside the CRU recovery scheme

  • Kennedys Law LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 25 2009

The Compensation Recovery Unit will seek to recover benefits paid to claimants which are listed in Schedule 2 of the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997

UKSC declines to extend privilege to legal advice given by non-lawyers

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 19 2013

Not a surprising result, but a significant decision. PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) devised a tax avoidance scheme, which the Prudential group of

HMRC v Charman

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 4 2012

In the recent case of HMRC v Charman 2012 EWHC 1448 (Fam), HMRC failed in its bid to obtain documents produced in a high profile divorce case

It’s an asset just not a marital one!

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 21 2012

We frequently advise spouses who have significant assets generated prior to their marriage, or who have assets in a trust tax shelter

LPP: naked self interest replaced by functionality?

  • Nabarro LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2013

In a landmark decision involving the great and the good of the legal world, the Supreme Court has confirmed that legal professional privilege (LPP

Tax accountant advice does not attract solicitor client privilege in the UK

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 21 2013

Subject to limited exceptions, communications involving legal advice between a lawyer and his or her client are privileged. As a result, a client can

Tax advice and privilege

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 7 2011

A Treasury discussion paper is considering privilege in relation to tax advice

Should you give your house to your children?

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 2 2010

If you are facing the possibility of having to fund care home fees or are concerned about there being an Inheritance Tax (IHT) liability when you die, it may be tempting to think about gifting your house to your children, so that when the day comes, it is out of your estate

Court of Appeal rule again on solicitors' scope of duty

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 23 2012

Court of Appeal finds solicitors under no duty to advise on tax consequences arising from death of client when advice not sought

UK Supreme Court maintains status quo regarding the application

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2013

On 23 January 2013, the UK Supreme Court handed down a judgment which dismissed (by a majority of 5 to 2) the latest attempt to extend the application