Succession Planning: Gifting the Family Home – Considerations

For most people the family home will make up the majority of their estate, so it is important that those looking to effect sensible succession planning are fully aware of the potential implications of gifting property to their children. Provided you unconditionally own your property and it is not subject to any mortgage, joint buyer, […]

Ending a Tenancy in the event of a Tenant’s Death

In the event that a tenant should die, the tenancy remains and in order to bring the tenancy to an end, a notice to quit must be served at the property and a copy notice on the Public Trustee. It is necessary for both recipients to be validly served before valid notice has been given. […]

Should you charge VAT on your Non EU Supplies?

In an increasingly globalized world, and with an influx of foreign investment into the UK in recent times, it is important for UK based businesses to be aware of their VAT obligations when invoicing for supplies to customers outside of the EU. For an international law firm or any businesses with cross-jurisdictional operations, it is […]