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Joint Bank Account - For Convenience?

A recent case heard in the UK Privy Council (whose Judges are for the most part Judges of the UK Supreme Court) has highlighted the need for care to be taken when making these arrangements.

In the case (Whitlock –v- Moree) the deceased was a 90 year old business man.  At the time of his death he had a substantial sum in his bank account.  The year before he died he added Mr Moree to his bank account. 

Update in respect of Nuptial Agreements with Brexit in mind

This article by Jennifer Allen looks at the extent to which either pre or post-nuptial agreements will be taken into account by the Court and also looks forward to the impact Brexit may have on this area of law.

Structuring your property investments

Cheltenham Racecourse - Thursday 4th October 8.30am-10am
With landlords seemingly being public enemy number one, there is a real need to look at how property investments are held. Join our panel of experts who will guide you through a case study on the tax and legal implications of restructuring your property portfolio and explore the opportunities available both in the short and long term. This breakfast seminar offers a great opportunity to gain insight from the experts who will be on hand to answer your questions.

Hughes Paddison succeed in landmark Divorce case in Supreme Court

Peter Jackson, a Solicitor at Hughes Paddison, represented Hugh Owens in the high profile Divorce case in the Supreme Court of Owens vs Owens recently reported. The case was the first opportunity for the Supreme Court to review behaviour-based Divorce...

Stoking the flames of housebuilding

Paul Engelbrecht visits the site of clients Dunedin Homes Limited and reflects on their level of activity and achievements

Hughes Paddison in Supreme Court Divorce case

The Supreme Court is to hear a wife's appeal against the dismissal of her divorce petition. Hughes Paddison represented Hugh Owens when his wife's petition for divorce was heard in the Central Family Court in January 2016. His Honour Judge Tolson QC...

International Perspective - Repossession in Panama

The service of a termination notice by the owner of a luxury hotel in Panama got out of hand earlier this month. The hotel was managed by a company owned by Donald Trump.

Property Disputes - Quarterly Update - Spring 2018

The latest edition of our Property Disputes Quarterly Update for Spring 2018

Property Disputes - Questions and Answers - Spring 2018

Your questions answered. How to terminate an existing tenancy when it is a protected business tenancy and can I charge interest on late payments in a commercial lease, when there is nothing about interest in the lease?

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