Yes, but the relevance of the inquest is key, says Anthony Searle
Stephen Innes discusses the possibility of obtaining some money in advance of final assessments
Paul Jones discusses when it is possible to exit from the Protocol
Paul Jones highlights a recent case that provides helpful guidance in an area where the rules are silent
Giles Tagg and Zak Mehmood report on a recent costs judgment
Paul Jones highlights the importance of compliance with the precise wording of Part 36 for an offer to be valid
Paul Jones considers the financial implications of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Aldred
The claimant ‘C’ and second defendant ‘D2’ were two of the children of the deceased, who appeared to have died intestate in 2012. They appointed a probate company ‘D1’ to administer the estate, who took a grant under a power of attorney from D2 in 2013...
On an appeal against HMRC’s determination of liability to inheritance tax the appellant made a number of applications in the First-Tier Tribunal (Tax Chamber), including an application to opt out of the complex track costs regime, and for disclosure of documents alleged to be relevant to the HMRC’s assessment that the appellant had not been domiciled in the UK, but in Israel, when shares had been transferred to her by her husband...
The Claimants brought a claim as executors of the late Louis Patience, who died in April 1997. They produced accounts setting out the proposed distribution of the deceased’s estate. These accounts were opposed by the Defendants (in their capacity as beneficiaries of the estate)...