Article Tag: Private Client

Trust Registration Service (TRS) – Deadline Extension

Earlier in the year, we discussed the Trust Registration Service (TRS) and the additional regulations that came into force on 6th October 2020 as a result of the Fifth Money Laundering Directive (5MLD). Recently, HMRC has announced that a deadline extension for the TRS will be implemented. It will be a requirement to register all… Read more »

The Dangers of a Homemade Will

Currently, there is no requirement for people to make a Will under English law. And, in fact, a study carried out by ‘Remember a Charity’ in 2019 found that 68% of UK adults do not have a Will. If you’re one of these people, and you’re now contemplating writing a Will yourself — proceed with… Read more »

Trust Registration Service: New Regulations

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Trusts can affect individuals and families in a number of ways, often occurring where there are second marriages, for tax planning or for the protection of vulnerable beneficiaries. The role of Trustee and the position of Trusts can be daunting with various duties and regulations applying and new rules being implemented. What is the Trust… Read more »

Ageing Well Without Children: How Can a Professional Attorney Help?

Ageing Well Without Children (AWWOC) was launched to provide advice and guidance to those who are concerned about growing older without children, whilst also helping with the tasks that become increasingly difficult as we age. Whilst having children is certainly no guarantee that they will be able to (or, in some cases, want to) provide… Read more »

Promotions at SAS Daniels

Latest promotions for three members of staff have recently been announced across the firm. Claire Porter has been promoted to Senior Associate in the Family Law team based in Chester. She specialises in advising on a wide range of matters including divorce, financial settlements, separation, co-habitation, pre-nuptial and post nuptial agreements. Kathryn Clare is now… Read more »

New Recruits at SAS Daniels

We are extremely excited to welcome new recruits to the firm. Matthew Canfield has been appointed as a solicitor in the Corporate and Commercial team in the Chester office having previously worked at Oliver & Co Solicitors in Chester. Jeremy Orrell, managing partner, said: “I am pleased to welcome Carly, Matthew and Samantha to the… Read more »

SAS Daniels LLP Is Recognised In National Legal Guides

North West law firm, SAS Daniels LLP, has once again been recognised in national legal guide Chambers UK 2017. This year’s Chambers UK rankings saw legal specialists at SAS Daniels achieve recognition; Andrew Clark (Real Estate) and a new entry for Jeremy Orrell (Corporate M&A). Newly listed Jeremy Orrell, Head of Corporate at the firm,… Read more »

Is Law Firm SAS Daniels Home To Cheshire’s Oldest Unclaimed Will?

Leading Cheshire law firm SAS Daniels has uncovered almost 50 unclaimed Wills stored in its basement that date back as far as 1895. The handwritten Wills that have never been claimed include gifts to relatives and acquaintances such as various properties including a farm and a pub, a bicycle, various items of jewellery, a sewing… Read more »