The ICAEW Wills and Inheritance Tax Conference Our experienced Private Client team co-hosted (alongside Mazars) the ICAEW Wills and Inheritance Tax Planning Conference on 19th November 2019 where we presented on the topics of Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney and Estate Administration to a large group of practising and retired accountants. The day [...]
On Monday 17th June 2019, Monro Wright & Wasbrough LLP will be walking 10km to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust To donate click here!
HM Land Registry has launched a Property Fraud Alert Service in order to help prevent property fraud. The service functions by sending out an email notification each time there is any significant activity logged by HM Land Registry in relation to a property. This could be as dramatic as the Land Registry receiving an [...]
The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) have confirmed that new probate fees expected to come into force on 1 April 2019 have been delayed due to Brexit talks. The proposed probate fees were set to rise from a flat fee of £215, or £155 for solicitor applications, to the following based on the size of [...]
SHOULD A BANKRUPTCY ORDER BE MADE WHERE THE DEBT IS BELOW THE STATUTORY LIMIT OF £5,000.00 AT THE TIME OF THE HEARING OF THE PETITION ACUMENDIA LIMITED V. JENIRAJ KALAICHANDRAN  This is a decision of a first instance District Judge in the County Court at Central London where the debtor did not attend. It [...]
Contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as a common law marriage. In fact, common law marriage has not had any legal applicability in England since the 16th century. Despite this, nearly two-thirds of cohabiting couples mistakenly believe that if they live together and are in a relationship for long enough, particularly [...]
Both Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) and Deputy Orders are legal instruments appointing persons to make decisions on behalf of someone who has become incapable of making or communicating that decision personally. They can be used to cover decisions relating to Property & Finance and Health & Welfare; however, Deputy Orders are rarely granted in [...]