Date/Time
Date: 01/04/2020
Time: 12:00 am
Speaker - Gill Steel
Categories

AVAILABLE AS A RECORDING ONLY, FOR UNLIMITED VIEWING, FROM 1ST APRIL 2020

Aim 

The aim of this updating seminar is to provide the busy practitioner with a monthly round-up of new developments in Wills, Probate, Trusts, Tax and Elderly client matters.  This seminar will focus on developments during the month of February 2020.

Learning Outcomes – By taking part in these sessions participants should be able to:

  • Keep up to date in their professional competence
  • Add additional practical tips to their repertoire
  • Take the opportunity to discuss developments
  • Test their knowledge 

Agenda

Wills

  • Will signing in a time of corona virus
  • Failure of trust in Will – Jeffreys v Scruton [2020] EWHC 536
  • Instructions scrawled on a McDonald’s napkin – Canada

Probate

  • Proprietary estoppel –  Horsford v Horsford [2020] EWHC 584; Guest v Guest [2020] EWCA 387
  • Trusts of land – valuation of farmland – under option – Kingsley v Kingsley [2020] EWCA 297
  • Missing persons – presumption of death – Irish Re Presumption of Death Act 2013 [2020] EWHC 456

Trusts

  • Technical consultation on 5AMLD & TRS & burden on trustees
  • Budget – no change in tax rates for trusts
  • Taylor Wessing must hand over documents in trust dispute

Tax

  • The Budget
  • Finance Bill published 19 March 2020
  • Reminder to report CGT disposals online post 6 April 2020 – HMRC Trusts & Estates Newsletter January 2020

Elderly & vulnerable

  • First all Skype trial at Court of Protection
  • Electronic signatures accepted on CoP3 reports
  • Guidance on judicial visits to P during corona virus
  • Court approval needed to start CoP Litigation – ACC & Others [2020] EWCOP 9

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