Family businesses and pre-emption rights: a trap for the unwary

25 September 2014

Business owners are a notoriously busy lot. Trying to get them to put wills in place can require persistence on the part of the adviser. However, care is needed when making wills for business owners as getting the will in place, on its own, may not be enough. Trouble can ensue when the share transfer […]

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Choosing trustees? Not so fast!

11 September 2014

What is the key decision which repays very careful thought when setting up a trust or a will containing a trust? Is it who can benefit from the trust (the beneficiaries)? Of course, that is very important. Or whether it is a fixed interest or a discretionary trust? Absolutely, money in the right hands at […]

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