Monthly Update on Wills, Probate, Trusts, Tax and Elderly Client Matters – February 2021

Recorded on: 01/03/2021


The aim of this updating webinar is to provide the busy practitioner with a monthly round-up of new developments in wills, probate, trusts, tax and elderly client matters during January 2021.

Learning Outcomes

By taking part in these sessions participants should be able to:

  • Keep up to date in their professional competence
  • Add additional practical tips to their repertoire
  • Take the opportunity to discuss developments
  • Test their knowledge




  • Mistake in will over ‘parts’ of estate – Barrett v Hammond [2020] EWHC 3585


  • Update– online probate applications – major update in the software coming soon
  • Grants being issued within five weeks for online applications
  • Rectification of Deed of Variation  Morrell v Morrell [2021] EWHC 117


  • Trust Registration Service and 5AMLD
  • Removal of trustee – Manton v Manton [2021] EWHC 125


  • Solicitor tax advisers must register with SRA – changes to money laundering regulations
  • Self-assessment deadline deferred by one month to end of February 2021
  • SDLT – main house and annexe are not separate dwellings – E & C Partridge

Elderly Client

  • New guidelines for deputies on litigation and conflicts of interest following ACC & Others [2020] EWCOP 9 – from both the OPG and a mixture of professional bodies
  • Consultation on digital LPAs is likely to commence soon
  • Long term care: Department of Health and Social Care to bring forward cap on lifetime care costs
  •  Vaccination and bests interests –  E (Vaccine) [2021] EWCOP 7


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