Pre-nuptial agreements: A balancing act

Family Law Journal | June 2018

James Ferguson and Katie Male look at the courts’ approach to the weight to be given to a pre-nuptial agreement freely entered into by the parties, and the need for overarching fairness

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Trusts: An elaborate charade

Trusts & Estates Law and Tax Journal | December 2015

Financial remedy case Joy v Joy-Morancho [2015] has valuable pointers for practitioners. Alexandra Hirst and Sofie Hoffman examine the outcome

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Tax: City limits

Trusts & Estates Law and Tax Journal | May 2014

The scope of the retainer is in question in Mehjoo v Harben Barker. Kate Rees-Doherty explores the implications

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Capacity: Quality of evidence

Trusts & Estates Law and Tax Journal | November 2013

Williams v Wilmot indicates key factors the court will take into account when considering lack of capacity. Sharon Kenchington explains

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Mental Capacity: Safeguarding adults at risk

Trusts & Estates Law and Tax Journal | June 2013

Sharon Kenchington analyses a case that affirms the existence of a judicial ‘safety net’ to protect vulnerable adults who retain capacity so do not fall under the MCA 2005 or the Court of Protection

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