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Assessing the London Property Market with Douglas & Gordon's James Evans

We speak to D&G CEO James Evans, James Hollingsworth and Lauren Lambourne about how they’ve handled the extreme conditions in the market, and their advice if you’re currently contemplating making a move.

When do you need to update your financial arrangements?

Head of Legacy Abigail Bird and Financial Planner Sam Sloma go over when and why you should review your financial and estate plans.

Trusts vs Wills – What is a Will Trust?

Testamentary Trusts can be beneficial in a range of circumstances, and serve a number of purposes. Partner and Head of Legacy Abi Bird breaks down the key information in this article.

Let’s talk about: Inheritance Tax

In this article, I speak to finance experts and advisors Lisa Conway-Hughes and Gemma Stanbridge, and we break down everything you need to know about Inheritance Tax, and why it can end up costing a large proportion of your estate if you don’t address it.

Ethical Fees Can Bring Family Lawyers Commercial Success

In the family law arena, there is really nothing more significant for a lawyer than ethics; the importance of ethics stretches far and wide, into every corner of practice.

Bitcoin, Tax and Self-Administering Estates

There are a number of reasons why Bitcoin, or any cryptocurrencies, become irretrievable. But one easily preventable cause is the owners of Bitcoin passing away without leaving their loved ones’ access to their digital wallet.

Is now the right time to move?

We speak to Paul Price, Regional Sales Director at Marsh and Parsons to give some clarity on what is happening in the market right now and find out how you know when it’s the right time to buy a home.

Jeetesh Patel
In Conversation with Jeetesh Patel

Having joined the Laurus team at the beginning of 2021, Senior Associate Jeetesh Patel brings a new type of expertise to our Family team.

Kate’s Story: How LPAs can make all the difference

Kate Garraway’s story has shed light on a struggle affecting countless families as their loved ones suffer from long-term illness and incapacitation.

International Surrogacy & COVID-19

Surrogacy lawyer Jeetesh Patel examines the impact of Covid on surrogacy across the globe; and discusses what intended parents need to be aware of in the current climate.

£1 million made available for Family Mediation

The Government recently announced a campaign enabling 2,000 families to claim a £500 voucher towards the cost of mediation.

A First Time Buyer’s Guide to 95% Mortgages

The Chancellor’s newly announced mortgage guarantee scheme could have a lot of benefits for first time buyers, but how exactly does it work?