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There is no doubt that in the UK Inheritance Tax is not a universally popular tax.

Many taxpayers are unhappy that the wealth they have accumulated during their lifetimes will already have been taxed as it was earned, and there is a strong feeling t…

The alternative methods to court proceedings for resolving disputes on separation.

Resolving the split of the matrimonial finances or the arrangements for the children are two of the more challenging aspects of a divorce or separation. For most indi…

In the last two years, there was an increase from 87 to 216 of children aged 10 or under being referred to the NHS because they were unhappy with their biological gender.

Some sources of support:

Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS) (was know…

Reaching a financial settlement when divorcing

When is an agreement a concluded agreement capable of being enforced? (A brief look at the Xydhias case)

On divorce, parties are able to agree a financial settlement (provided it complies with certain …

We were quite shocked earlier this week to read that Denzil Lush has declared that he himself will never draw up a Lasting Power of Attorney.

Denzil Lush was the senior Judge in the Court of Protection for some 20 years (the Court of Protection is t…

Fees for those bringing employment tribunal claims have been ruled unlawful, and the government will now have to repay up to £32m to claimants if the payment of the fee is deemed to have been unlawful. 

The government introduced fees of up to £1,200…