Mental Capacity and Social Media

Mental Capacity and Social Media

A recent judgement of the Court of Protection has set out the legal test for capacity for the use of the internet and social media. In the particular case, concerns had been raised about an adult with learning disabilities who appeared to be putting himself at risk by...
Challenging a will

Challenging a will

A recent survey by a major insurance company has found that up to a quarter of the people surveyed would mount a legal challenge against a family member’s will if they are unhappy with it. This is perhaps not surprising, as there have been indications for several...
Stamp Duty Land Tax Surcharge Consultation Begins

Stamp Duty Land Tax Surcharge Consultation Begins

In the October 2018 Budget, the government announced it would consult on the introduction of an SDLT surcharge on non-UK residents purchasing residential properties in England and Northern Ireland. The consultation is now open. Any foreign investor in UK property who...
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