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29 Sep 2022 Preparing Term Sheets: What is current market practice?

Corporate & Commercial Associate, Hugo Brown looks at the current market practice in relation to preparing Term Sheets.

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26 Sep 2022 170 family foundations set up in the UK in the past decade by HNWs

Private Wealth Partners, Clare Stirzaker and Kyra Motley reflect on the rise in family foundations set up in the last decade, reflecting the changing attitudes towards wealth and growing focus on ‘giving back’ to society to help deal with major geopolitical issues such as combatting climate change.

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23 Sep 2022 The taxation of UK residential property: What has changed today?

Earlier today, the recently appointed Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng announced changes to the stamp duty land tax (‘SDLT’) payable in England and Wales on residential property as part of his statement on the governments new Growth Plan. Senior Partner, Sara Maccallum outlines the changes.

 

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22 Sep 2022 The legal considerations surrounding surrogacy

In the Solicitors Journal, Family Partner, Harriet Errington and Associate, Pippa Cook explore the law surrounding international and domestic surrogacy and argue the need for reform.

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20 Sep 2022 My NFT has been stolen, what do I do? : Avoiding Crypto / NFT fraud and theft (Part 2 of 2)

With a rise in reports surrounding NFT and cryptocurrency scams, Partner, Kellie Jones and Associates Rosie Adcock and Alexander Martinelli highlight what strategies can be put in place by those creating, buying or selling NFTs.

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09 Sep 2022 Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The firm is saddened by the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The death of the Queen, the longest reigning monarch in British history, leaves a remarkable legacy of devoted service. As the nation mourns, we commemorate her extraordinary contribution to the British people and the Commonwealth.

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05 Sep 2022 Rising star duo listed in ePrivateClient’s Top 35 under 35 2022

We are delighted to announce that Private Wealth Senior Associate, James Woods-Davison and Family Associate, Katie Male have been shortlisted in the 2022 ePrivateClient’s top 35 under 35.

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31 Aug 2022 Family Businesses: Planning for the worst

In the Family Business edition of the STEP Journal, Private Wealth Partner, Hayden Bailey sets out the advantages of a business having an emergency board plan.

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26 Aug 2022 Life During Law: Sara Maccallum

Senior Partner & Head of the Commercial Tax, Sara Maccallum reflects on her career to date in Legal Business’ Life During Law interview series.

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24 Aug 2022 James Woods-Davison speaks at the ThoughtLeaders4 & ContTrA event on ‘Investment & ESG’

Senior Associate, James Woods-Davison is speaking the at the ThoughtLeaders4 & ConTrA Private Client Summer School: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide, taking place at Downing College, Cambridge on 24th – 26th August 2022.

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