Our private client team welcomed a number of accountants to a seminar on Wills, Trusts and Probate this week.
The seminar heard from members of the team on topics including the importance of proper Will drafting, inheritance issues for cohabiting couples, different forms of trusts and when they can be used and Capital Gains Tax matters.
Richard Denton, a Partner and Head of Private Client, said: “It was wonderful to be able to welcome so many of our colleagues from the accountancy profession to our offices.
“Wills, Trusts and Probate are highly technical matters, where precise legal drafting makes a considerable difference to outcomes for clients. Seeming minor differences in the drafting of a Will, for example, can make a considerable difference to the inheritance tax payable by an estate.
“We consider that clients benefit most when their lawyers and colleagues in the accountancy profession collaborate to find the right solutions for them.”