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Local Government briefing note 12012: Income generation and costs recovered from third parties for legal services

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 12 2012

Local authorities often have the opportunity to recover costs from third parties or generate income by doing third party work

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

Shareholders options treated as income by Court of Appeal on divorce

  • Wedlake Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 18 2012

Until now, share option schemes have been regarded as capital assets to be divided between a couple on divorce or dissolution of civil partnership, particularly after a long relationship

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

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

Waiver of privilege: deployment and cherry-picking

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2012

A recent tribunal decision has given a reminder of when a waiver of privilege will (or will not) extend further than a party intends: Fisher v HMRC 2012 UKFTT 335

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
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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

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