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HMRC hits professional service firms with growing number of legal notices in the last year

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2014

Over 1,500 legal notices issued requiring the release of documents and the provision of information on tax investigation targets Creates a legal

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

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

UK: pensions update August 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 30 2013

Changes made to the Takeover Code which came into effect on 20 May 2013 give pension scheme trustees of funded defined benefit schemes a Greater say

Charitable legacies - a question of give and take

  • Howes Percival LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2012

The 2011 budget announced that it was the Government’s intention, following the completion of a formal consultation on the issue later that year, to introduce from April 2012 a lower Inheritance Tax charge where a person dies leaving 10 or more of their estate to charity in their Will

Separation and capital gains tax

  • Morton Fraser
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 5 2012

Divorce and separation there seems to be an awful lot of it about at the moment

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
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

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

LPP: naked self interest replaced by functionality?

  • Nabarro LLP
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  • 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