Private Client Analysis
Wealth management work is booming as individuals and families from around the world seek UK legal advice on structuring their affairs
The careful management of wealth for future generations is a hot topic for the well-off, with private client lawyers at the heart of the decision-making
Changes to the Government’s policy on philanthropy are in the spotlight as the Big Society agenda takes shape, say Christopher Groves and Alana Lowe-Petraske
A recent pension law upgrade could be a game-changer in terms of advising clients on how their wealth is transferred. By Julie Hutchison
Professional trustees can no longer rely on the Hastings-Bass principle as a cure-all for their mistakes. Michael Alden and Sue Savill report
Private Client Briefings
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It’s important to think about how your assets will be managed after death — and that’s where having an estate-planning strategy can prove beneficial.
Private Client News
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer partner Chris Bown is leaving the magic circle firm to join private equity house CVC, a key client of the firm’s corporate group.
Broseta is launching a Zurich office, in what is thought to be the first move by a Spanish firm into Switzerland.
Boodle Hatfield, which has the most expensive offices of this year’s UK200 firms, has confirmed that it is to move to new offices in London’s Bankside, with the firm’s flagship premises set to open in July 2014.
Private Client Opinion
Document disclosure is vital in some divorce cases, as the long and bitter Young row demonstrates
Series of unfortunate events shows legal profession taking a major role in latest outing of TV show
As part of my determination to ensure that the justice system is as open and transparent as possible - and therefore accountable to the people it serves - media organisations will for the first time be able to attend proceedings of all the family courts as of Monday (27 April).