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Our Personal Tax and Trust department has been recommended by the Legal 500. The department is lead by senior consultant Paul Hirst who has considerable expertise in tax estate planning. He deals with high net worth estates, including businesses, farms, overseas assets, family conflicts as well as issues of domicle and Sharia law.
Managing your personal affairs and wealth during your lifetime and in the event of death is an important issue for everyone. Legal issues surrounding tax and trusts can appear confusing and to this end people often delay.
In Lejonvarn (Appellant/Defendant) vs Burgess (Respondent/Claimant), the Court of Appeal upheld the first instance decision and the principle that an architect providing free advice owes a duty in tort to recipients of their advice and may potentially be liable for pure economic loss; see here for the full judgment and see here for my blog […]View More
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