Private Client Issues – July 2019


Posted by Helen Bunker, 11th July 2019
Welcome to this month’s edition of Private Client Issues, Blake Morgan’s monthly round-up of the topics you may find of interest. Insight and advice on developments affecting private individuals.

How do I best protect my family when I’m gone?

It is a question often heard by our Private Client Lawyers and we have the expertise to make sure provisions are in place for a family member who is vulnerable and may not be able to deal with their own affairs.

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Early Neutral Evaluation: Can a party be compelled to participate?

We look at a recent case involving contentious probate where the High Court considered whether a reference to the Early Neutral Evaluation process could only be made by consent of all parties.

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Can you rely on a promise of a lifetime – revisited

A contentious probate case from last year went to appeal and we re-examine whether you can rely on a promise of a lifetime according to the courts.

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LGBT+ Parenting – Looking at the options

We look at the ways in which an LGBT+ person may become a parent and the legal obstacles they may face in doing so.

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A review of the Government’s proposed changes to the Leasehold housing market

This year the Manchester Housing Conference saw the Housing Minister appear before the delegates to explain the Government’s proposed changes to the leasehold housing market following the response to the consultation being published. We look in more detail.

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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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