Pension Law

High Court rules to allow trust to treat illegitimate child as beneficiary

High Court rules to allow trust to treat illegitimate child as beneficiary

By Lenore Rice The trustees of a discretionary settlement worth £80m have received permission from the High Court to treat one of the settlor’s descendants as a beneficiary, despite being born... Read more

Wills Legal Guide - Part 4

By Lenore Rice At Wilson Nesbitt we wholly understand that writing a Will is a difficult thing to even think about, as we are very aware that nobody really wants to... Read more

Inheritance dispute relies on Court to decide order elderly couple passed away

By Lenore Rice The estate of an elderly couple who were both discovered having passed away in their homes is being disputed by their stepdaughters. The dispute, currently being heard in... Read more

Wills Legal Guide - Part 3

By Lenore Rice In the second part of our Wills Legal Guide, we looked at the initial steps involved in writing a Will, such as listing your beneficiaries and estimating the... Read more

Advice on Contesting a Will

By Lenore Rice How to contest a Will We are largely able to pass on our estate in a Will as we please, but there are circumstances where certain people will have... Read more

Wills Legal Guide - Part 2

By Lenore Rice In the first section of our Wills Legal Guide, we explored the various reasons for writing a Will, including what happens to your assets and to your beneficiaries... Read more

Wills Legal Guide - Part 1

By Lenore Rice Why make a Will? Writing a Will can give peace of mind to you and those closest to you if the unthinkable should happen. While no one wants to... Read more

3000 complaints made about public sector pension transfers

By Lenore Rice A survey by The Pensions Regulator (TPR) has revealed that there were almost 3,000 complaints made in respect of delays or refusals of requests to transfer public sector... Read more

Pension scheme trustees and employers need to prepare for GDPR

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into force on 25th May 2018, and trustees and sponsoring employees of occupational pension schemes need to make sure... Read more