Private Client Issues - July 2018

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Welcome to this month's edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan's monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest.

How to sell a flat with a short lease

How do I sell a flat with a short lease? If this situation is sounding familiar, it’s likely that all is not lost. Blake Morgan looks at your rights and how you could be entitled to an extension of 90 years in addition to the remainder of the existing term.

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Pets and your Will - 'Prepare for their care'

We are a nation of pet lovers, in fact over 45 percent of us own a pet, but have you considered what will happen to your pet after you have passed? Blake Morgan looks at how you can provide for your pets in your Will and how charities can play an important role.

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Would your 'special contribution' assist you on divorce?

It has been reported in the media recently that the wife of an entrepreneur was awarded £115 million in one of Britain's biggest divorces. However, this was much less than the 50% share that she had hoped for, so how did the husband manage to achieve a break from equality in his favour? Blake Morgan looks at this case in more detail and what equates to a 'special contribution'.

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Blake Morgan ranked among top family law firms

Blake Morgan’s family law practice has been recognised as one of the UK’s leading teams in its field in the highly-regarded eprivateclient listings, a definitive guide to the UK’s leading providers of advice in areas such as child protection, family governance, pre and post-nuptial agreements, divorce and surrogacy. Read more about our success on our website.

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If you are impacted by any of the above topics or you would like further information on how we can help you, please contact your usual Blake Morgan adviser.

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Helen is the Divisional Director for Private Law based in the firm's London office and is responsible for the delivery of private law services across Blake Morgan’s six offices.

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