Personal Law

  Channelling Rachel from Friends when she had an argument with Ross: “death benefits are common, do happen for most people… and they are a big deal“. Through pensions, employment and business ownership people are very likely to have a range of potential death benefits (and sometimes they can interact… with nasty tax consequences for… Read more »

Personal Law

We were delighted to host our BInformed seminar on Blended Families yesterday. The speakers included myself, Jessica Flowerdew, an Associate in the personal and family team, our guest speaker Jo Douglas, Assistant Director, Financial Planning, Brewin Dolphin and Richard Smith, one of our family law partners. Together we discussed all the different aspects that you… Read more »

Personal Law

You will, I hope, have already read Lindsay Watson and Nur Hemsi’s blogs last week which coincided with Dementia Awareness Week. Lindsay highlighted the importance of getting a power of attorney in place. Nur reflected on her attendance at the Alzheimer Scotland Conference and touched on some of the softer skills that are required in… Read more »

Personal Law

Following on from our first blog in our three part series for Dementia Awareness Week, this blog will look at what I gained from today’s Alzheimer Scotland Annual Conference which took place in Edinburgh to mark our last day of Dementia Awareness Week. Raising awareness I was fortunate enough to have also attended the annual… Read more »

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