In June 2017 the Government enacted legislation which imposes significant obligations upon trustees to collect, maintain and disclose information about trusts and related individuals, such as the settlor and the beneficiaries.Read more
Patrick Harney, Head of Private Client, will present at the 2017 Delaware Trust conference taking place on 24-25 October.Read more
For the 11th year, Team Forsters will be participating in the annual Centrepoint Sleep Out. We are a team of six partners who are doing this to raise money needed to help young people who have little or nothing and urgently need our help.Read more
Legal Week's 15th International Private Client Forum takes place on 2-4 November 2017 at the stunning Villa d'Este on Lake Como, Italy.Read more
Forsters has advised Canmoor and CarVal Investors on the sale of an extensively refurbished 180,000 square foot landmark office building, the Interchange Building in Croydon. It was acquired by CCP 5, the new perpetual core plus fund advised by pan-European real estate investment manager Tristan Capital Partners, from a fund advised by CarVal Investors.Read more
It has been more than two years since the government launched the most far-reaching review of the taxation of non-UK domiciliaries since 2008.
The proposals included reforms to the deemed domicile rules, changes to the inheritance tax treatment of UK residential property-holding structures, and anti-avoidance measures affecting the tax treatment of non-UK trusts.Read more
Patrick Harney and Emma White have been invited to present an update on the UK Non-Domiciliary rules by STEP New York (27 September) and STEP Miami (25 September).Read more
Patrick Harney, Head of Private Client, will present at the US UK Tax & Estate Planning Conference 2017 taking place on 19 September.
His presentation is titled “US/UK Estate Tax Treaty – Issues that affect planning” and Patrick will co-present with Alex Jones of Frank Hirth.Read more
Forsters LLP has appointed its first group of four legal apprentices, all of whom start work later this month. The new paralegal apprenticeship programme is provided as part of the government Trailblazer scheme for A level students who have a keen interest in developing a career in a legal environment without wishing to attend university.Read more
Forsters has advised clients of Rockspring Property Investment Managers LLP (“Rockspring”) in relation to the acquisition of three urban logistics assets.Read more