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The responsibility of wealth – should rich people give away their money?

November 6 2015 “The man who dies…rich dies disgraced.” Such is the verdict of Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919), industrialist and philanthropist, in his essay The Gospel…

Wills and probate in the United Kingdom

November 7 2018 A structured guide to Wills and probate in the United Kingdom

Direct payments to suppliers on a construction project

July 27 2016 A client who is building a large mixed use development called me yesterday with a dilemma. He had received a letter from a local equipment supplier…

US v UK: a comparison of the US's "obstruction of justice" offence and the UK's "perverting the course of justice" offence

July 7 2017 President Trump has come under major scrutiny in recent weeks and months over allegations that he attempted to obstruct the FBI investigation into his…

Comment on Advocate General’s position that “Teckal” companies can’t eat their cake and have it too

October 18 2017 In April this year, the Advocate General suggested closing the door on a loophole under the EU procurement directives. “Teckal” companies are proxies…

Succession planning: considerations for cohabitees - part 2

July 27 2020 In our second blog post of this series we consider the lack of legal recognition for cohabiting couples in the UK, and the associated absence of…

Common mistakes in Wills

April 8 2020 A new focus has been cast on Wills over recent months, with many people considering how they would like their assets to be dealt w…

CCPA FAQs: Does the CCPA require companies to create a policy or procedure for processing right to be forgotten requests?

December 12 2018 The California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") was enacted in early 2018 as a political compromise to stave off a poorly drafted, and Plaintiff’s…

Tax considerations for private clients in the United Kingdom

November 7 2018 A structured guide to Tax considerations for private clients in the United Kingdom

Wills and probate in the United Kingdom

November 7 2018 A structured guide to Wills and probate in the United Kingdom