Covid-19 Pandemic “probably not” a Barder event

Once a Financial Remedy Order has been made by a Court there are only very limited and exceptional circumstances in which it can be overturned or set aside. One of those circumstances is when what is known as a ‘Barder’ event occurs. The 1987 case of  Barder v Barder [1987] 2 FLR 480  established that a court can [...]

2022-06-23T09:44:52+00:00May 26th, 2022|Financial, Matrimonial|0 Comments

Investment by attorneys in discretionary fund management schemes clarified

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has updated its guidance on attorneys appointing discretionary investment managers. This is a welcome change which has been campaigned for by professional organisations for some time. Lasting powers of attorneys (LPAs) are a legal document which allows an adult (donor) to appoint others (attorneys) to assist them with [...]

2022-06-23T09:46:27+00:00March 21st, 2022|Financial, Governments, Private Client|0 Comments
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