latest from wilkes

mean-chef-thumbnail-background Guarantees in Commercial Leases – Points to remember (Thursday, 27 August, 2015) - The Wilkes Partnership’s Property Litigation Team often has to advise in respect of the enforcement of guarantees of commercial leases. Carl Csukas, a Partner in the Team, considers some of the relevant issues. Recently the celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay lost …
Trigger Only Fools (and Horses) Don’t make Wills (Monday, 17 August, 2015) - The news that Roger Lloyd Pack, Trigger in Only Fools and Horse, died without leaving a will and has thus left his family potentially facing a potential six figure Inheritance Tax bill, reminds us all the cost of not making …
court-ruling Minister Slapped down! (Thursday, 13 August, 2015) - WEST BERKSHIRE DISTRICT COUNCIL and READING BOROUGH COUNCIL – v – DEPARTMENT FOR COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT John Hughes, head of our Planning and Regulatory team, comments on an important recent judgement of the High Court. A lengthy judgement was …
Last Will and Testament Small Woman wins £164K despite being excluded from her Mother’s Will (Tuesday, 28 July, 2015) - The outcome of a further appeal in Ilott -v- Mitson provides major food for thought for charities left legacies in a will. The recent decision handed down on 27 July 2015 also provides some guidance as to how the Court …
Husband ordered to hand over all Assets after Divorce (Friday, 17 July, 2015) - Sian Kenkre from our family team comments on a recent interesting case about a husband who moved to Bahrain a year before they were separated and did not give any support to his two children from a previous marriage. The …