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Trusts

Trusts are an excellent way to look after your assets (money, investments, land or buildings), save tax and protect the interests of your beneficiaries.

Whatever your reason for wanting to create a trust, our dedicated team of specialists can offer expert legal advice on all aspects of trust and tax law.

We can help create, terminate and administrate trusts, as well as assisting with more complex and sensitive matters such as family disputes and inheritance issues.

Our lawyers will work closely with you to identify the most appropriate and cost-effective solution to meet your needs and can you provide you with face-to-face advice and support from our offices across London, Southampton and Bournemouth.

Latest News & Blogs

Tyco sends us loco!
Apr
2017

Dealing with North American shareholdings can leave non-US based estate practitioners scratching their heads, we offer guidance to make sense of it all.

Medallion Signature Guarantee
Apr
2017

Leading law firm, Lester Aldridge, is pleased to announce it is the first law firm in the UK to be authorised to act as guarantors under the US Medallion Signature Guarantee STAMP programme.

Kraft-unilever
Feb
2017

Last week when Kraft Heinz announced their £155 billion bid for Unilever, the International Private Client team at Lester Aldridge was poised for a frenzy!

the-burden-of-proof
Dec
2016

The question of who bears the burden of proof when handling cargo claims is an important one. Francisco Gozálvez revisits this topic as The English Court of Appeal in the case of Volcafe Ltd and Others v Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA [2016] EWCA Civ 1103 was asked to deal with this question on an Appeal.

Coffee blog
May
2015

A recent case in the English Commercial Court has thrown some light into the carrier’s duties under the Hague Rules for containerised cargo.

W-8BEN
May
2015

For those attending to US shares, especially during estate administration, trying to comply with the tax form requirements can be a cause for concern.

Medallion Signature
Apr
2015

Unless you have had the misfortune of trying to deal with North American shares, you have probably never heard of a Medallion Signature Guarantee.

FTSE 100
Apr
2015

A number of UK individuals do not realise that they too hold shares in Kraft, or entitled to shares in Kraft, due to investments in Cadbury’s–Schweppes.

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