Monthly Archives: October 2019

Tax and Estate Planning team continues strong growth with new Partner hire

Leading Private Wealth law firm, Collyer Bristow, has appointed Tulin Hamit as a Partner in the Tax and Estate Planning team. Tulin is dual-qualified in the UK and Turkey and joins the firm from RadcliffesLeBrasseur. Her appointment is effective as …

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Don’t get burned by the ASA’s Halloween safety advertising guidelines

The ASA have again this year issued warnings to companies creating Halloween or Bonfire Night themed adverts. The ASA have reiterated that unless it is an ad promoting a safety message, fireworks must not be shown as being used irresponsibly …

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Don’t get burned by the ASA’s safety advertising guidelines this Halloween and Bonfire Night

The ASA have again this year issued warnings to companies creating Halloween or Bonfire Night themed adverts.  The ASA have…

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Don’t get burned by the ASA’s safety advertising guidelines this Halloween and Bonfire Night

The ASA have again this year issued warnings to companies creating Halloween or Bonfire Night themed adverts.  The ASA have…

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A commentary on inheritance tax case, Routier v HMRC

The Supreme Court today handed down judgment in a rare and important Inheritance Tax (IHT) case which has wide-reaching consequences for taxpayers and charities in the UK, Jersey and worldwide. The Court allowed the appeal by trustees of a Jersey …

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Harry and Meghan take on the press – what is the likely outcome?

In the tempest of indignation, outrage and bluster triggered last week by the seemingly sudden decision by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex to shed royal timidity over litigation, one group was silent: their lawyers. Partners at both London law firms involved …

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Hague Convention letters of request: What to do when you are on the receiving end

Hague Convention letters of request are an effective tool used by US litigants to obtain evidence from potential witnesses in the UK in situations where the witnesses are unwilling to give evidence voluntarily.  We have seen a recent increase in …

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From house chains to email chains – Are email signatures binding?

In a recent case (Neocleous v Rees [2019] EWHC 2462 (Ch)), the Court held that a binding contract for the disposition of land could be formed by a string of emails signed with a solicitor’s email signature. A contract for …

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Email (House) Chain

In a recent case (Neocleous v Rees [2019] EWHC 2462 (Ch)), the Court held that a binding contract for the disposition of land could be…

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Email (House) Chain

In a recent case (Neocleous v Rees [2019] EWHC 2462 (Ch)), the Court held that a binding contract for the disposition of land could be…

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