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20 July 2016 0 Comments Posted in Charities

Setting up a charity

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Many people either donate to, or volunteer at a charity which is close to their hearts but if there’s not an existing organisation which addresses your concerns, you may wish to take matters into your own hands and set up your own charity.

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27 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Charities

Registration of new charity – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

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Our Private Client team has recently assisted in the registration of a charity specialising in the support of people suffering from a rare and little understood condition called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

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Setting up a charity

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Our Private Client team recently assisted in the creation and dual registration of a charitable company.

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Team help charity negotiate with executors after gift in Will

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Our client – WDC, Whale and Dolphin Conservation – is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. They used our Private Client team’s services for advice after they became the beneficiary of a significant gift under a Will.

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4 May 2016 0 Comments Posted in Private Client

Making a Will fit for a Prince

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The untimely death of Prince in April left shockwaves throughout the music world. Unfortunately, news that he may have died without making a Will (i.e intestate) means that the administration of his estate may become even more of a story as time passes. Currently his estate has been placed under the administration of the Bremer corporate trust company while relatives and lawyers search for a Will.

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20 October 2014 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Private Client

Changes have been made to the intestacy rules but making a Will is still the best option.

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At the beginning of this month (October 2014), new legislation was introduced, which, among other things, aimed to simplify the rules -regarding ‘who inherits what if you die without a Will’ (intestacy rules). These changes included simplifying the rights of the surviving spouse.

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