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I have a Living Will – do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?

In the course of his tax planning and probate work Personal Law Partner, Mark Jones, often come across families who have built up a collection of works of art. Such collections can give rise to some interesting questions

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The dangers of social media in business

The Court of Protection has wide powers to intervene to protect the best interests of people who lack capacity in a wide range of circumstances

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Employment Law Brief | January 2019

Our regular employment law e-brief the latest news and developments in employment law. Contact James Austin on 0113 2834 046

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Changes to Entrepreneurs Relief in the Budget

A key part of LCF Law’s corporate team’s advice to clients is around entrepreneurs’ relief (ER) which may be available to claim when a shareholder disposes of a business. ER is available for up to £10,000,000 of lifetime gains and can mean an individual pays Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on the disposal of shares in their employer at 10%, rather than at the standard rate of 20%. However, the recent Budget announced changes to ER

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Employment Law Brief | December 2018

Our regular employment law e-brief the latest news and developments in employment law. Contact James Austin on 0113 2834 046

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A Christmas Carol at LCF Law

Ebenezer Scrooge shuffled along Church Bank and passed the Cathedral. The first flakes of snow were fluttering down from the darkening Bradford sky. It was Christmas Eve. The festive lights were twinkling in the windows of the new Broadway shopping centre. Scrooge paused to watch the happy families rushing to do their last minute shopping. ‘What […]

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Employment Law Brief | November 2018

Our regular employment law e-brief the latest news and developments in employment law. Contact James Austin on 0113 2834 046

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The Power of Plain English

At LCF Law during your stressful times our aim is to be clear and understandable and to make your life easier, we do this by using plain English not jargon

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Changing Values

Personal Law Partner, Mark Jones, on why changing values in property prices over the years you should make you re-evaluate your Will.

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Gifts by Attorneys

Mark Jones reviews a recent case in the Court of Protection provided some useful guidance in relation to when it will be appropriate for gifts by attorneys to those whose finances they manage.

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