Musings from Manchester: What do we want?

Succession and tax are interlinked. Geoffrey Shindler makes the case for reviewing the underlying principles behind both when considering change Would it not be a good idea to deal with tax and succession at the same time as the two are inherently closely interlinked? I set out below something I have recently read with interest. …
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Succession: Who died first?

Mark Pawlowski examines the doctrine of commorientes with particular reference to its implications for property held on a joint tenancy Where there is uncertainty surrounding the circumstances of joint or simultaneous death (ie, so that it is not known who died first), a fairer and more just solution is to convert the joint tenancy into …
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