Margaret Scotland, Head of Private Client Services
Lawyers often use terms like “Trusts” without properly explaining to their clients what these are.
The purpose of this note is to give you a brief introduction to what “Trusts” are about and an explanation of some of the terms lawyers often use – “Trustee”, “Beneficiary”, “Settlor”, “Discretionary Trust”, “Letter of Wishes” and so on. Continue reading
Margaret Scotland, Head of Private Client
I believe clients should have a basic understanding of the background law and concepts against which our advice is given. That is why I have written this quick guide to the basics of Inheritance Tax (IHT). Continue reading
Along with New Year resolutions, snow and freezing temperatures, the start of the year is also notorious for being the most common time of year for the breakdown of personal relationships.
The financial consequences of personal separations are often the first question asked by business clients. Continue reading