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Helen Newson
    • Helen Newson

    • Partner - Head of Wills & Estate Planning
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The Hidden Cost of DIY Lasting Powers of Attorney

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As well as being Head of Private Client services at Andrew & Co I am also a member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) which launched a campaign recently highlighting the risks of using off-the-shelf and online Lasting Powers of...

Property Prices Help Fuel Family Inheritance Court Battles

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Rising property prices and second marriages are helping to fuel an increase in the number of disputes over inheritance reaching the courts. Recent cases hitting the headlines have included the family fall-out following the death of the billionaire...

Changes to Inheritance Tax Rules

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In Wednesday’s Budget, the Chancellor announced measures to increase the amount that people can leave which will be free of inheritance tax (IHT) on their death, as the Government had pledged in its election campaign. On the face of it, the...