Author Archives: Alice Heathfield

Collyer Bristow Conversations: Michelle Pughe-Parry De Klerk

Collyer Bristow presents the second in its ‘Conversations’ series. In this episode, Director of Marketing & Business Development, Chris Wilsher, meets Michelle Pughe-Parry de Klerk, Luxury Brand Consultant and Founder of the prominent movement celebrating female owned businesses, The Women’s …

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Two Countries Divided by a Lifetime Trust

In this latest episode of UK USA, Senior Associate Aidan Grant is joined by Gillian Everall, Managing Director at Everfair Tax. Together they discuss the complex topic of lifetime trusts, looking at why they are favoured by Americans, how they …

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Collyer Bristow becomes official legal partner of The Women’s Chapter

We are delighted to announce our partnership with The Women’s Chapter, the leading movement and network championing women in business and women-led business. Founded by Michelle Pughe-Parry De Klerk, The Women’s Chapter was founded to provide professional women – both …

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Those Two Certain Things – Death and Taxes

In this podcast series from Collyer Bristow, Senior Associate Aidan Grant, from our Tax and Estate Planning team, welcomes a variety of guest speakers to discuss UK tax matters and more, all with a US flavour. In this latest episode …

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THE IMPACT ON PHILANTHROPY AND CHARITIES WHEN ULTRA-WEALTHY DIVORCE

How a philanthropic programme can be bisected such that each party can pursue their own independent path depends significantly on the form of that programme; at its most complex, it involves a close investigation of UK charity and trust law …

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Avoiding flashpoints in returning to the workplace

Daniel Zona, an Employment lawyer with Collyer Bristow, gives his views on how employers can avoid conflict and potential discrimination claims now that workplace social distancing rules have been eased. Running time: 6 mins

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UK USA: The Road to Efficiency

In this podcast series from Collyer Bristow, Senior Associate Aidan Grant, from our Tax and Estate Planning team, welcomes a variety of guest speakers to discuss UK tax matters and more, all with a US flavour. In this latest episode, …

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HICBC ruling in the Upper Tribunal: an update

We are delighted to announce our Upper Tribunal success in HMRC v Wilkes regarding HICBC disputes. More details can be found via our press release. HMRC has until the end of July to decide whether or not to seek a …

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Disputes over the proper administration of trusts and estates

Executors and trustees are not the same – an executor manages the deceased’s estate and arranges for the distribution of their assets in accordance with their will, while a trustee is responsible for the ongoing administration of a trust. Nevertheless, …

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HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF TAXPAYERS TO BENEFIT AS HMRC LOSES LANDMARK CASE CHALLENGING HIGH INCOME CHILD BENEFIT CHARGE

Summary: HMRC has lost its Upper Tribunal appeal – on every point – in Jason Wilkes’s leading case on the controversial High Income Child Benefit Charge (the HICBC) The outcome should benefit hundreds of thousands of taxpayers whose assessments to …

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