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New “International Succession Network” will aid international wealth transfers

A group of international inheritance and succession experts has formed a new organisation: International Succession Network (ISN). ISN will assist individuals, family offices and other professional advisors on international succession matters around the world. ISN assists private individuals who want to plan their succession efficiently, both from a legal and tax perspective, as well as […]Read More

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Remember A Charity appoints Lucinda Frostick as new director  

Remember A Charity has announced the appointment of Lucinda Frostick as its new director, to lead the 200-strong charity consortium in its aim to grow the legacy market and normalise gifts in Wills.   Since its inception Remember A Charity has lobbied government and the legal sector, and communicated with the Will-writing public through a mix of consumer advertising, marketing, public affairs and […]Read More

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Law Society welcomes interns for the #10000BlackInterns initiative

Five interns have started their six-week paid internship at the Law Society of England and Wales, as part of their participation in the #10000BlackInterns initiative. The initiative was founded to help broaden career opportunities for young Black people in the UK and address the underrepresentation of Black talent in many industries. The programme aims to […]Read More

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Charities Act 2022 implementation plan published

The DCMS has published its implementation plan for the Charities Act 2022 which received Royal Assent in February. Implementation is expected to take place in three phases; Autumn 2022, Spring 2023 and Autumn 2023 which could have consequences for estate planners. The implementation of changes to the Act is not a major overhaul of charity law, but will introduce […]Read More

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OPG publishes FAQ guide for creating LPAs

The Office of Public Guardian (OPG) has published new blog posts outlining frequently asked questions it encounters when creating an LPA. Recent news reports and discussion on social media sites, such as LinkedIn, have highlighted long delays and a “deteriorating” service at the OPG in relation to LPA registration. In the blog, the OPG states, […]Read More