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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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Clitheroe v Bond case: providing clarity for practitioners

Background The recent case of Clitheroe v Bond raised important issues relating to the relevant test to be applied when assessing testamentary capacity. Are the principles established in the 1870 case of Banks v Goodfellow still good law, or should …

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The Fine Art of Probate: The Secret Trust of Lucian Freud

In this series, “The Fine Art of Probate”, a selection of Collyer Bristow lawyers are joined by special guests from the world of Art and Culture, to discuss a wide variety of topics relating to probate in English law. In …

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The Fine Art of Probate: The Valuation of Art

In this series, “The Fine Art of Probate”, a selection of Collyer Bristow lawyers are joined by special guests from the world of Art and Culture, to discuss a wide variety of topics relating to probate in English law. In …

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The fine art of probate: Acceptance in Lieu scheme

In this series, “The Fine Art of Probate”, a selection of Collyer Bristow lawyers are joined by special guests from the world of Art and Culture, to discuss a wide variety of topics relating to probate in English law. In …

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Why you will no longer need to swear when visiting your solicitor

The Government has announced that, from the end of November, executors will no longer need to formally swear an oath before receiving the grant of probate – instead they will be able to make a ‘digital’ statement of truth. This …

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