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What is required to obtain authority to purchase or buy property for a Protected Party if you are already appointed as Property and Affairs Deputy?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2017

Frequently a Deputyship Order appointing someone as Property and Affairs Deputy does not include authority to purchase or sell a property or carry


A smacking ban for Scotland?
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2017

Scots law allows, in certain circumstances, the physical chastisement of children, but can this ever be justified? It is widely argued that to permit


An Islamic marriage in Pakistan that was not registered
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 21 2017

This involved a ceremony in London and a later one in Pakistan. The parties, in this case, had initially undergone a


Important Update for Clients Whose Pension Plans Have Provided Limited Benefits for Civil Partners and Same Sex Spouses
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2017

It has been possible to register civil partnerships in the UK since December 2005. Same sex marriage has been possible in England and Wales


Pensions News: Friday 21 July
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 19 2017

Those of you who live outside the golden triangle that is the North West of England will probably have observed that it is summer. In a short time


Brexit - Divorced but still family
  • Kingsley Napley
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 18 2017

Last month, we attended the Brexit conference organised by the International Association of Family Lawyers (IAFL) and Resolution: “Does Brexit really


Pension for Civil Partners and Same Sex Spouses
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 18 2017

The Supreme Court, in the case of Walker v Innospec Limited and others, has ruled that the temporal restriction to pensions paid to surviving civil


Wills and guardianship: Choosing who will be responsible for your child if you die
  • Hugh James Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2017

26 June 2017 marked the 20th anniversary of the publication of first Harry Potter novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Harry, orphaned


Pensions And Same Sex Partners: Equality Wins But What Does It Mean For Your Scheme?
  • Burness Paull LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2017

On 12 July, the Supreme Court delivered its decision on the landmark case of Walker v Innospec Limited and others, overturning two lower appeal


What information do Deputies or Attorneys have to give to family members?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2017

The Court of Protection appoints deputies and Lasting Powers of Attorneys to protect the assets of people who lack mental capacity. Many of the