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Investing for income

By Louis Wood, investment manager at Irwin Mitchell The outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic in February last year saw swathes of...

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What are the changes private client experts should be aware of?

As we head into autumn and with the Chancellor’s statement looming on the horizon, there’s been a flurry of changes for private client...

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Ingenious Media: film partnership taxpayers win in the Court of Appeal

By Liz Beadsley, Chartered Tax Advisor & Manager - Partner in the Tax, Trusts and Estates team at Irwin Mitchell After a long-running...

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How can we avoid selling the family home? Care fees and the pitfalls of not planning for property

By Stewart Stretton-Hill, senior associate in the Tax, Trusts and Estates team at Irwin Mitchell Dementia isn't a natural part of ageing...

Nicola Hawkins

Administering an estate: Where do I start?

By paralegal Laura Williams and solicitor Emily Wentworth in the Tax, Trusts and Estates team at Irwin Mitchell Losing a loved one can be...

Jodie Buck

Will forgery: can they get away with it?

By James Wright and Richard Smaller, solicitors in the Will, Trust and Estate Disputes team at Irwin Mitchell Can disappointed...

Katherine Thorpe

Do I own my front door? Landlord's fixtures explained

The Upper Tribunal have held that a front door was included within the demise of a lease, in a decision which brings into question the...

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Removing troublesome executors

By Heather Roberts, Will, Trust and Estate Disputes senior associate at Irwin Mitchell Where a professional executor of a Will is asked...

Jodie Buck

Scholastic CEO leaves Harry Potter fortune to lover

Scholastic CEO, Richard Robinson had a $1.2 billion stake in the Harry Potter publishing company. He died suddenly in June 2021. His Will...

Yousafa Hazara

HMRC finds no link between tax avoidance and the use of FICs

By Jessica Fazzone, Tax, Trusts and Estates associate at Irwin Mitchell A family investment company (FIC) is a tax efficient vehicle to...

Michelle Chapman

Intestacy Rules and Unclaimed Estates

By Michelle Chapman, associate and Alice Jeavons, paralegal in the Will, Trust and Estate Disputes team It might be reasonable to assume...

Emma Hopton

Private judge removed in Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt divorce

By Emily-Jo Moore, trainee solicitor and Emma Hopton, solicitor at Irwin Mitchell Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have been going through a...